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Flooding affects oil wells near confluence of Yellowstone, Missouri rivers

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON, N.D. – State officials are monitoring oil wells that are being affected by flooding near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, the North Dakota Department of Health said.

The flooding is a result of ice jams downstrea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Flooding affects oil wells near confluence of Yellowstone, Missouri rivers

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON, N.D. – State officials are monitoring oil wells that are being affected by flooding near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, the North Dakota Department of Health said.

The flooding is a result of ice jams downstrea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil development vs. livestock: Reports of cows losing tails raises concerns, sparks investigations

December 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Jacki Schilke likes to say her black angus cattle live in harmony with the cats and dogs on her rural Williston ranch. Continue Reading

Killdeer residents warn ND Industrial Commission that ‘somebody will die’ if Hess Corp. advances with plans to drill near school bus route

October 24, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Ross Jepson didn’t say much during his testimony Wednesday morning at a North Dakota Industrial Commission Oil and Gas Division hearing on proposed drilling wells near his home north of Killdeer.
To get his point across, he didn’t have to. Continue Reading

Water woes

September 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Worthington’s wells waiting for recharge
WORTHINGTON Crusted soil laced with wide, deep cracks are a common sight where once water lapped against the shores of Lake Bella’s northern and eastern basins. Continue Reading

Oil leaders tout efficient tech: ND, SD legislators join dozens on tour of Bakken

August 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

TIOGA Drilling rigs that can walk and hydraulic fracturing techniques that recycle water were highlighted Wednesday during a legislative tour of the Oil Patch. Continue Reading

Strong interest as Bakken tours begin

July 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Sylvan Prothero built a vacation around touring North Dakota’s oil fields. Continue Reading

Natural gas production could quadruple

July 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Natural gas production in the Williston Basin could more than quadruple current levels, pushing North Dakota into a more leading role in supplying the U.S. natural gas market, according to a study released Wednesday. Continue Reading

Added workforce pumps up oil production; Stark, Williams counties see increase

July 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON A boost in the workforce helped Williams County add 66 producing oil wells in May, increasing daily production by more than 21,000 barrels that month, the latest figures show. Continue Reading

Belfield wells must produce by Nov. 1; Mineral rights owners complained Denver company was sitting on oil and money

May 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A Denver oil company will have until November to bring three wells near Belfield back into production after mineral rights owners said the company was letting the oil and money sit in the ground, North Dakota Industrial Commission members decided Monday in Bismarck. Continue Reading