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Regional vacancy listing to be assembled to help house nearly 700 workers for urea plant construction

PSC granted permits for $2 billion in energy projects in 2015

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved more than $2 billion in energy-related projects in 2015, the agency said this week. The siting permits approved last year included 16 transmission pipelines totaling more than 495 miles, including both new projects and pipelines that were converted to transmission pipelines.

State official says big pipeline spills should soon be a thing of the past

State official says big pipeline spills should soon be a thing of the past

STANLEY, N.D. – Pipeline spills should become a smaller problem in North Dakota after new regulations are developed, a state official said Tuesday. “We shouldn’t have large spills anymore. That’s my goal,” said Kevin Connors, pipeline program supervisor for the Department of Mineral Resources.

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PSC granted permit for $2 billion in energy projects in 2015

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved more than $2 billion in energy-related projects in 2015, the agency said this week.

Big cuts to oil impact grants loom for local agencies

BISMARCK – A fund that provides grants to local agencies impacted by oil and gas development in western North Dakota is on track to collect less than half of the nearly $140 million that lawmakers appropriated for 2015-17, forcing officials to consider scaling back the program.

Hearings set for two McKenzie pipelines

WATFORD CITY, N.D. – The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold two public hearings on Feb. 9 in Watford City on separate pipeline proposals. ONEOK Bakken Pipeline proposes to construct a 14.4-mile steel loop pipeline and associated facilities in McKenzie County.

Target Logistics to temporarily close Dunn County crew camp

MANNING--Target Logistics is temporarily closing its massive crew camp in southern Dunn County, the company said Wednesday. Citing dwindling capacity and low oil prices, the company says plans to close the nearly 600-bed crew camp 8 miles north of Dickinson and reopen in late spring or early summer.

Waiting for help: Number of addiction counselors in region falls short of need

DICKINSON, N.D. -- Jan Kuhn, the director of Sacajawea Substance Abuse Counseling in Dickinson, said she has doubts that her business will be able to continue once she retires.

Shooting suspect says he plans to turn self in

Shooting suspect says he plans to turn self in

WATFORD CITY, N.D. – A man wanted by the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office for his involvement in a weekend shooting said he’s not armed or dangerous and he plans to turn himself in Tuesday.

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Worthless oil? Report overstates decline of ND crude

WILLISTON, N.D. – Oil prices in North Dakota have reached historic lows, but not quite as low as some national headlines portrayed this weekend.

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