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January 16, 2017
A drilling rig is pictured near Lake Sakakawea near New Town, N.D., on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. Some fear that uncertainty about who owns the minerals under the lake will deter oil development in the area. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Bill seeks to resolve uncertainty over mineral ownership
January 16, 2017 - 6:53am
Edward Lynch, pictured Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Bismarck, holds a photo of his great aunt Esther Vohs, who he inherited minerals from in western North Dakota. Now Lynch is fighting on behalf of his family to be treated fairly as oil companies develop their minerals below the Missouri River near Williston, N.D. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Bill seeks to resolve uncertainty over mineral ownership
January 16, 2017 - 6:47am
January 14, 2017
A service truck drives past an oil well on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota, U.S. on November 1, 2014.  REUTERS/Andrew Cullen/File Photo
ND oil production stays above 1 million barrels in November
January 14, 2017 - 9:20am
January 13, 2017
Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, testifies in favor of a bill Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, that would change the threshold for oil spill reporting. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Oil spill reporting bill gets mixed reviews
January 13, 2017 - 7:04am
December 30, 2016
Oil companies hiring fracking crews in Bakken
December 30, 2016 - 8:00am
December 24, 2016
An oil pipeline spill in Ash Coulee Creek is pictured Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, northwest of Belfield, N.D. The Belle Fourche Pipeline spilled an estimated 176,400 gallons of oil. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Department of Health
Corrective action order issued in ND oil pipeline spill
December 24, 2016 - 6:37am
December 19, 2016
An oil pipeline spill in Ash Coulee Creek is pictured Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, northwest of Belfield, N.D. The Belle Fourche Pipeline spilled an estimated 176,400 gallons of oil. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Department of Health
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
December 19, 2016 - 6:46am
December 16, 2016
Crews recover oil from Ash Coulee Creek northwest of Belfield, N.D., on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. A Belle Fourche Pipeline spilled an estimated 176,400 gallons of oil. Photo courtesy North Dakota Department of Health
Crews attempt to burn oil from pipeline spill
December 16, 2016 - 6:59am
December 13, 2016
Oil is pictured in Ash Coulee Creek northwest of Belfield, N.D., on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Submitted photo
Updated -- Oil pipeline spill near Belfield, ND, estimated at 176,000 gallons: At least 2 cows confirmed dead near spill site
December 13, 2016 - 8:35am
December 9, 2016
Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
December 9, 2016 - 7:01am
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
December 9, 2016 - 7:00am
December 2, 2016
Renè Heredia Nieves, environmental scientist with the North Dakota Department of Health, uses a FLIR camera to inspect a well site north of Killdeer, N.D., on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Photo courtesy of Department of Health
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
December 2, 2016 - 6:38am
November 23, 2016
Epping Transmission Co. is proposing to build a 3-mile pipeline to connect with Dakota Access at this terminal in Epping, N.D., pictured on Nov. 11, 2016. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Proposed pipeline would connect to Dakota Access
November 23, 2016 - 6:41am
November 17, 2016
Oil pumping units and a natural gas flare are pictured on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, in Williams County, N.D. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Uncertainty over Dakota Access may add to ND oil production declines
November 17, 2016 - 7:19am
October 15, 2016
A drilling rig is pictured near Lake Sakakawea near New Town, N.D., on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. Some fear that uncertainty about who owns the minerals under the lake will deter oil development in the area. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
Murky waters
October 15, 2016 - 9:01am