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Early slowdown signs emerge for U.S. oil states after crude slide

December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

After leading the U.S. economic recovery out of recession, some of the nation’s top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices.

In Houston, the first oil industry layoffs have been announced, with re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Early slowdown signs emerge for U.S. oil states after crude slide

December 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

After leading the U.S. economic recovery out of recession, some of the nation’s top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices.

In Houston, the first oil industry layoffs have been announced, with re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Texas man dead of apparent overdose at Dickinson motel

December 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Texas man is dead following an apparent drug overdose Friday morning.

The 26-year-old man, whose name has not been released yet, and another male were found unresponsive in their hotel room at the Rodeway Inn at about 2:30 a.m., according to a r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. crude oil, natgas reserves both rose over 9 percent in 2013

December 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Proven crude oil and lease-condensate reserves in the United States increased 9.3 percent to 36.5 billion barrels in 2013, up from 33.4 billion barrels in 2012, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a report Thursday.

That was the fif…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. crude oil, natgas reserves both rose over 9 percent in 2013

December 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Proven crude oil and lease-condensate reserves in the United States increased 9.3 percent to 36.5 billion barrels in 2013, up from 33.4 billion barrels in 2012, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a report Thursday.

That was the fif…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers in U.S. oil heartland soften over export ban

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – In the oil drilling and refining heartland of Texas, the debate over U.S. crude exports is no longer a fight over whether a 40-year ban should be lifted. The question now is how soon it will end.

As Washington mulls reversing the ban am…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers in U.S. oil heartland soften over export ban

September 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK – In the oil drilling and refining heartland of Texas, the debate over U.S. crude exports is no longer a fight over whether a 40-year ban should be lifted. The question now is how soon it will end.

As Washington mulls reversing the ban am…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Final defendant in vast synthetic drug case gets 20 years

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The last defendant in a synthetic drug conspiracy case was sentenced Thursday in federal district court in Fargo to 20 years and six months in prison in what federal district Judge Ralph Erickson said was “one of the saddest, if not the s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Final defendant in vast synthetic drug case gets 20 years

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The last defendant in a synthetic drug conspiracy case was sentenced Thursday in federal district court in Fargo to 20 years and six months in prison in what federal district Judge Ralph Erickson said was “one of the saddest, if not the s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Texas man dies in semi crash near Killdeer

August 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

KILLDEER – One man is dead after a head-on collision just west of here.

The driver of the Blazer was traveling east on Highway 200 when he pulled across the center lane and struck the semi. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com