TIOGA, N.D. – The first wind farm proposed for oil-rich northwest North Dakota has area residents divided, with some advocating for renewable energy and others arguing the region is already inundated with energy development.RELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK – A bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp to scrap the nation’s ban on exporting crude oil passed a committee Thursday but isn’t expected to survive because of an Iran-related amendment, leaving a companion bill as the best bet in the Senate to end the 40-year-old ban.
MINOT, N.D. -- Jo Ann Voeller says with drastic growth in Minot’s population largely due to the oil boom in recent years there has been the bad and the good.RELATED CONTENT
'Blood & Oil' gives prime-time polish, and non-existent mountain ranges, to western North Dakota oil boom
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Some North Dakotans are making a mountain out of a molehill over the abundance of mountains in a new television show set in the state.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO -- North Dakota's new chancellor of higher education has launched a campaign to attract oil workers back to school, and he's asking for the petroleum industry's help.
FARGO -- The North Dakota petroleum industry, meeting here this week, is girding for a challenging fall and winter as producers continue to weather a sharp reduction in oil prices.
WILLISTON, N.D. - North Dakota oil production fell less than 1 percent in July but held at an average of 1.2 million barrels per day, the Department of Mineral Resources said Monday.
MANNING, N.D. -- Dunn County has the lowest break-even oil production costs, bringing more stability to the county during a time of uncertain oil prices.
KILLDEER, N.D. -- The future of oil prices and a look at how companies are reducing costs through technology advances and other means were major topics at the annual meeting of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties Thursday.
Water sales dry up as oil slowdown lingers: Southwest Water Authority reports industrial sales well below expectations
DICKINSON, N.D. -- The slowdown in southwest North Dakota's oil activity has directly impacted the Southwest Water Authority's bottom line.
BISMARCK -- Lower oil prices mean less oil leaves North Dakota by rail and more oil departs by pipeline as producers have less incentive to seek better prices at coastal refineries.RELATED CONTENT
Delegation encouraged by report on lifting oil export ban: Energy Information Administration says exports may even lower gas prices
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota’s members of Congress reacted favorably to a new report released Tuesday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration that lifting a decades-old crude oil export ban wouldn’t cause a rise in domestic gasoline prices if American oil enters the international market.
ALEXANDER, N.D. - When this growing Oil Patch town has its first high school football game in 27 years today, the focus won’t be on the scoreboard. “It’s just a coming together of a community,” said Superintendent Leslie Bieber. “It’s exciting to see it.”RELATED CONTENT
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
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.