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Blockbuster Bakken deal may put a bit more oil in traders’ hands

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A $6 billion takeover to create the biggest oil producer in the Bakken shale may also open up new opportunities for some big traders who ship oil from North Dakota and Montana to market.

Over the weekend, Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Ko…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blockbuster Bakken deal may put a bit more oil in traders’ hands

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A $6 billion takeover to create the biggest oil producer in the Bakken shale may also open up new opportunities for some big traders who ship oil from North Dakota and Montana to market.

Over the weekend, Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Ko…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crews work to regain control of N.D. oil well

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY – Crews are trying to regain control of an oil well south of Watford City after a blowout prompted 15 workers to flee for safety.

The oil well blowout occurred Thursday night after a piece of equipment failed at a well about seven m…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crews work to regain control of an oil well

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WATFORD CITY – Crews are trying to regain control of an oil well south of Watford City after a blowout prompted 15 workers to flee for safety.

The oil well blowout occurred Thursday night after a piece of equipment failed at a well about seven m…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Three companies fined for misclassifying oil

February 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – Notices sent to three oil companies operating in North Dakota cite 17 shipments of Bakken crude that investigators say were not properly classified under federal law.

Spokesmen for the companies facing potential fines totaling $93,00…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Whiting VP: ND should cut oil tax by half

September 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The vice president of corporate and government relations for Whiting Petroleum said Thursday that the oil extraction and production tax in North Dakota should be slashed by more than 50 percent. Continue Reading

Whiting Petroleum to buy land in ND, Montana for $260 million

August 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DENVER Whiting Petroleum Corp. said Tuesday that it will pay $260 million to buy oil and gas wells and development land in North Dakota and Montana. Continue Reading