BISMARCK – North Dakota’s oil and gas industry and the state’s top oil regulator are asking a panel to delay the next goal for reducing the flaring of natural gas, citing unforeseen circumstances including a glut of cheap gas, stalled infrastructure projects and difficulty obtaining permits and right-of-way for pipelines.
BISMARCK -- A Texas man was indicted in federal court Monday on 13 felony charges stemming from the operation of a saltwater disposal well near Dickinson, the Justice Department announced.
WILLISTON, N.D. – A former oil industry manager who was laid off earlier this year is enjoying a perk of his new job with the U.S. Postal Service – less stress.RELATED CONTENT
WILLISTON, N.D. -- The North Dakota University System is starting a new initiative to raise awareness of existing educational opportunities for oilfield and other energy workers in the western part of the state.
Truck driver gets probation for oil recycling plant incident: U.S. attorney said it should send message to trucking industry in Bakken oil patch
WIBAUX, Mont. -- A federal judge this week sentenced a Baker truck driver to probation for actions related a 2012 explosion and fire that injured three workers at an oil recycling plant near Wibaux.
DRAPER, S.D. -- As the Keystone XL pipeline vies for a Presidential Permit to begin construction, one South Dakota landowner is on a mission to put a stop to the project.
STANLEY, N.D – Public Service Commissioners want a pipeline company to consider an extra safety measure and provide more details about leak detection before they make a decision on a crude oil pipeline that would travel under Lake Sakakawea.
RURAL BELFIELD, N.D. -- The Billings County Sheriff’s Department has identified the alleged fugitive authorities are searching for throughout western North Dakota.RELATED CONTENT
SPOKANE, Wash.-- Spokane County Jail confirmed Thursday that the FBI is at the jail investigating a possible escape attempt by former Watford City, N.D., businessman James Henrikson, who is awaiting trial in a murder-for-hire plot involving his old partner in the oil fields of North Dakota.
BISMARCK -- Funding for a pilot program on remediation of land spoiled by oil-drilling saltwater pits was recommended Thursday by the North Dakota Oil and Gas Research Program board. The board passes its recommendation of awarding $500,000 to the Energy and Environmental Research Center's proposal to the North Dakota Industrial Commission.