STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH OSHA issues safety violations to oil drilling company
TRENTON, N.D. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued Nomac Drilling of Killdeer three safety violations, including one repeat for failing to provide fall protection to workers a... Posted on 4/25/13 at 9:25 PM
A northwestern North Dakota man’s plans to take water from an area lake for use in the oil patch is worrying a state wildlife official.
Steve Mortenson, owner of Mortenson Farms, has submitted applications to the Army Corps of Engineers and the North Dakota Water Commission’s chief engineer for a permanent water depot at Trenton Lake. Water would be used by Texas-based Western International Gas, which is paying half of the $150,000 project cost, and possibly by others.
A Fargo company is seeking investors for a plant in northwestern North Dakota that would make diesel fuel to help run drilling rigs in the state’s oil patch, but one oil industry official said it might be a risky business.
Mike Wavra, president of Dakota Oil Processing LLC, said his company wants to build the plant near Trenton, a town of about 100 people a few miles southwest of Williston. It would cost at least $180 million and provide more than 50 jobs in the area, he said.
By James MacPherson, The Associated Press
, November 27, 2009
TRENTON, Wis. (AP) — The remains of a man who had been missing since March have been found on an island in the Mississippi River near the Wisconsin town of Trenton.
October 12, 2009
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