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A million thanks: Oil industry celebrates million-barrel milestone for North Dakota

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Oil industry says thanks to North Dakota, celebrates million-barrel milestone

TIOGA  â€” The oil industry said “thanks a million” Wednesday to North Dakota.

More than 2,000 people gathered in Tioga to celebrate the state’s recen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GF runner, crew nearing Williston

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Caleb Kobilansky, a Grand Forks man running from the Red River Valley to the state’s Oil Patch, is nearing his destination in Williston, according to the Bakken Eco Expedition.
The group said he and his crew of four plan to deliver a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Well control incident reported near Tioga

May 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

TIOGA – State and local officials are responding to a well control incident at an oil and gas well northwest of Tioga, the Department of Mineral Resources said Monday.

Crews reported losing control of the well about 8 p.m. Friday and an unknown …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND to get first liquefied natural gas processing plant

May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A North Dakota company announced plans Wednesday for the state’s first production facility for liquefied natural gas, some of which will be used to supplement diesel fuel burned by oil drilling rigs and fracking operations.

The plan…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Transportation debate: As safety questions persist, crude oil transportation modes show differing records

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

As the national debate over the safety of crude oil transportation continues to swirl, two high-profile North Dakota incidents illustrate the risks associated with moving the commodity.

More than 865,000 gallons of crude oil spewed out of an under…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Transportation debate: As safety questions persist, crude oil transportation modes show differing records

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

As the national debate over the safety of crude oil transportation continues to swirl, two high-profile North Dakota incidents illustrate the risks associated with moving the commodity.

More than 865,000 gallons of crude oil spewed out of an under…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil from Tioga spill seeped 30 feet into ground, maybe farther: Committee also briefed on progress of Casselton derailment cleanup

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Oil from a major pipeline leak near Tioga last fall has seeped at least 30 feet below ground, “and we think it’s gone down farther than that,” the North Dakota Department of Health’s environmental section chief told state lawmake…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil from Tioga spill seeped 30 feet into ground, maybe farther: Committee also briefed on progress of Casselton derailment cleanup

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Oil from a major pipeline leak near Tioga last fall has seeped at least 30 feet below ground, “and we think it’s gone down farther than that,” the North Dakota Department of Health’s environmental section chief told state lawmake…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com