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Community calendar of events for Aug. 20, 2018
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Greeter turns 92: Frontier Village celebrates volunteer
North Dakota's Cara Mund, current Miss America, blasts pageant organization in letter
Births for Aug. 17, 2018
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Rick and Carma Maddock
energy and mining
August 19, 2018
Pipeline company promotes landfarming to clean up ND oil spills
BISMARCK — A company that operates oil pipelines in North Dakota is promoting an alternative method to cleaning up spills: introducing bugs to contaminated soil. Targa Resources has a pilot project in McKenzie County that is using bioremediation, also known as landfarming, to...
August 19, 2018 - 6:38pm
August 16, 2018
ND oil production drops as operators 'tap the brakes'
BISMARCK — North Dakota oil production dropped nearly 2 percent in June as producers scaled back activity, primarily to keep natural gas...
August 16, 2018 - 9:16pm
August 9, 2018
Meridian Energy seeks dismissal of PSC complaint
BISMARCK — Meridian Energy CEO William Prentice says the company no longer plans to build the Davis Refinery in stages, instead constructing...
August 9, 2018 - 7:53pm
Xcel starting construction on $200 million Foxtail Wind project in southeast ND
FARGO—Xcel Energy broke ground on the 150-megawatt Foxtail Wind project in southeastern North Dakota on Thursday, July 9. The project will...
August 9, 2018 - 6:09pm
By bashing Canada, Saudi Prince is weaponizing his oil wealth
For Saudi Arabia, a new version of checkbook diplomacy is taking shape. The kingdom used to pursue a behind-the-scenes foreign policy, deploying...
August 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
August 6, 2018
Dakota Access developer files amended complaint against Greenpeace
BISMARCK—Energy Transfer Partners filed an amended complaint Monday, Aug. 6, in its lawsuit seeking as much as $1 billion in damages from Greenpeace and other organizations that opposed the Dakota Access Pipeline. The pipeline developer alleges Greenpeace and others led a misinformation...
August 6, 2018 - 8:30pm
2 produced water spills reported in North Dakota
BISMARCK — A produced water spill, resulting from a pipeline leak about 2 miles northwest of Dickinson in Stark County, occurred on Friday,...
August 6, 2018 - 4:19pm
August 2, 2018
Dickinson refinery proposes switch to vegetable oil
DICKINSON, N.D. -- The owner of a small crude oil refinery in western North Dakota is proposing to convert the facility to process vegetable...
August 2, 2018 - 11:01am
July 28, 2018
Group launches concerns over truck traffic for proposed North Dakota refinery
BISMARCK—Members of an environmental group challenging the Davis Refinery argue the developer's plans have changed significantly since...
July 28, 2018 - 9:16am
July 23, 2018
The smell of an industrial past: Cleanup of polluted soil at downtown Fargo site unleashes odor, brings safety measures
FARGO — People living, working or passing through the western edge of downtown Fargo have probably caught a whiff of a mothball-like smell...
July 23, 2018 - 6:05am
July 17, 2018
Construction to begin on Belfield refinery in western North Dakota
BISMARCK—Meridian Energy Group announced Tuesday, July 17, it is starting site construction for the Davis Refinery near Belfield, a project...
July 17, 2018 - 2:51pm
July 14, 2018
After Deepwater Horizon, a new BP emerges
Eight years ago, the oil giant BP was struggling to cap an out-of-control exploration well that was gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Tar...
July 14, 2018 - 5:05pm
July 12, 2018
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
PIERRE — Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has received approval to build a $380 million, 72-turbine wind farm in northeast South Dakota....
July 12, 2018 - 5:21pm
July 11, 2018
Gas plant that caught fire Sunday is running again
WILLISTON, N.D. -- A natural gas processing plant that was shut down due to a fire on Sunday morning, July 8, is already back in operation. ...
July 11, 2018 - 6:30pm
July 6, 2018
SD pipeline leak likely caused by damage during installation, report says
WASHINGTON -- A November of 2017 Keystone Pipeline spill that leaked about 407,000 gallons of crude oil in over South Dakota farmland near the...
July 6, 2018 - 3:04pm