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Community calendar of events for Feb. 22, 2018
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January 16, 2018
ND oil production moves into growth mode
BISMARCK — North Dakota oil production is back in growth mode, up about 1 percent in November to 1.19 million barrels per day, the Department...
January 16, 2018 - 5:04pm
January 5, 2018
Radioactive Bakken waste buried in Montana, while ND has no licensed dump sites
SIDNEY, Mont. — Montana's capacity for radioactive oilfield waste could be nearing expansion soon as regulators finalize rules for disposal....
January 5, 2018 - 7:15pm
December 2, 2017
Woman alleges job harassment, retaliation in ND oil patch
BISMARCK—A female surveyor who worked in the North Dakota Oil Patch has filed a complaint against her former employer, claiming she was...
December 2, 2017 - 8:51pm
December 1, 2017
Study aims to determine feasibility of underground carbon dioxide storage
GOLDEN VALLEY, N.D. — A rare drilling rig is at work in central North Dakota this week, but crews aren't looking for oil. They're drilling...
December 1, 2017 - 6:01pm
November 21, 2017
NDSU research finds water needs during Oil Patch boom unprecedented
DICKINSON, N.D. — The need for water in western North Dakota's Bakken region during the oil boom was unprecedented—and research into...
November 21, 2017 - 8:57pm
November 15, 2017
Study: Water use in ND Oil Patch increased almost 20-fold in seven years
FARGO—Water use for oil production in the Bakken oilfields increased almost 20-fold from 2008 to 2014, with water consumption climbing...
November 15, 2017 - 8:38pm
September 19, 2017
Not going away: Red River Valley companies still have stake in Bakken
GRAND FORKS — There was a time when 38 percent of JLG's Architects' work came out of Williston, CEO and President Lonnie Laffen said. The...
September 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
September 18, 2017
The boom's bill: After years of boom, Oil Patch cities paying off growth debt
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — The North Dakota oil boom turned black gold into green for public and private interests over its high-flying run....
September 18, 2017 - 6:00am
Burgum challenges oil industry to eliminate spills, increase production
BISMARCK — Gov. Doug Burgum issued a challenge Tuesday, July 18, to the North Dakota oil industry: Eliminate spills while doubling production...
July 18, 2017 - 8:35pm
June 22, 2017
Oilfield company fights illegal dumping fine at ND Supreme Court
BISMARCK — A trucking company that illegally dumped oilfield waste on a northwest North Dakota road in 2014 continues to contest a $950,000...
June 22, 2017 - 5:30pm
May 26, 2017
Recession or recovery? Economists say ND may be at turning point
GRAND FORKS — It's still an applicant's market when it comes to jobs in North Dakota. Despite continued challenges to the state's leading...
May 26, 2017 - 11:28pm
May 17, 2017
Oil Patch making a comeback, Bakken Backers say
MINOT, N.D. — An increase in activity in North Dakota's oil patch is bringing optimism back to the area. "After 2014 we had a tough couple...
May 17, 2017 - 8:52am
April 1, 2017
Van Hook braces for drilling
VAN HOOK, N.D. — A fleet of earth-moving equipment rumbles across the black dirt at a multi-well oil pad very near Lake Sakakawea's busiest...
April 1, 2017 - 4:24pm
January 7, 2017
Former oilfield exec indicted on wire fraud charges
BISMARCK — A former oilfield executive is accused of falsely inflating company revenues by tens of millions of dollars and has been indicted...
January 7, 2017 - 6:58am
December 30, 2016
Oil companies hiring fracking crews in Bakken
WILLISTON, N.D. — Oil companies are hiring in the Bakken, and more jobs are expected to open up next year. Job Service North Dakota announced six oil companies are looking for workers to man fracking crews in the new year, said Cindy Sanford, customer service office manager of Job...
December 30, 2016 - 8:00am