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Tommy Nusz, CEO of Oasis Petroleum, appeared at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference on Thursday, in Bismarck. Chris Flynn / Forum News Service

Construction to start on facility


WILLISTON, N.D. — Work will begin this week on a new TrainND workforce training facility here after the oil industry provided nearly $1 million in donations.

TrainND’s Northwest Center at Williston State College proposed a building project to more than double its size and offer more programs. The $7.5 million project had funding from a variety of sources, but needed about $1 million more, said CEO Deanette Piesik.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.