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Meeting set to gather input on reducing gas flaring

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A special hearing is set for April 22 to provide input on reducing natural gas flaring to the Oil and Gas Division of the state Department of Mineral Resources.

The input gathered at the one-day hearing, as well as through written com…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Meeting set to gather input on reducing gas flaring

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A special hearing is set for April 22 to provide input on reducing natural gas flaring to the Oil and Gas Division of the state Department of Mineral Resources.

The input gathered at the one-day hearing, as well as through written com…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. oil production drops 5.5 percent in December

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Extreme winter weather in December prompted North Dakota oil production to decline 5.5 percent to 923,227 barrels per day, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the Department of Mineral Resources.

It was the first mont…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. oil production drops 5.5 percent in December

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Extreme winter weather in December prompted North Dakota oil production to decline 5.5 percent to 923,227 barrels per day, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the Department of Mineral Resources.

It was the first mont…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New oil conference connects Grand Forks to the Bakken — again

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Do business in the west, network in the east.
Grand Forks will be home to the second major oil industry-related conference in a matter of months when the inaugural three-day Bakken/Three Forks Shale Oil Innovation Conference and Expo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Plan for transmission line near Killdeer Mountain battlefield clashes with historical study

October 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KILLDEER The Battle of Killdeer Mountain is regarded as the climactic clash of the Dakota War in Dakota Territory. Continue Reading

Bigger Bakken: Continental test wells in Three Forks show there may be 903B barrels of oil

August 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Using a dessert metaphor to describe the Bakken energy play, officials from the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources and industry experts are finding the oil-producing cake to be deeper and more layered all the time. Continue Reading

Report more than doubles recoverable oil estimate for Williston Basin

April 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The government estimates up to 7.4 billion barrels of oil can be recovered from the Bakken and Three Forks formations in the Dakotas and Montana, using current technology. Continue Reading

Algeria attack could boost Norwegian stake in ND’s Bakken

January 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Last week’s terrorist attack on an Algerian oil facility could divert Norwegian oil giant Statoil to increased oil production in safer regions, including North Dakota’s Bakken and Three Forks formations, where the two-thirds government owned Statoil already has made a heavy investment. Continue Reading

ND refinery plans outage for expansion project

June 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) A petroleum marketing official says North Dakota’s sole oil refinery is planning a two-week shutdown this month to launch an expansion project that will bump the factory’s capacity by 10,000 barrels daily. Continue Reading