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February 5, 2016
Obama's budget proposal includes oil tax hike
WASHINGTON—North Dakota's Congressional delegation is both laughing off and expressing unbridled disgust over President Barack Obama's bid to impose a $10-a-barrel tax on crude oil. The longshot tax proposal, which will be a part of Obama's fiscal 2017 budget plan on Tuesday,...
February 5, 2016 - 6:37am
January 4, 2016
The Bakersfield to Dickinson connection
DICKINSON, N.D.—Officials in Bakersfield, Calif., say they're very aware of gang members traveling from there to North Dakota's oilfields, often to commit crimes. Some of the people with gang ties are coming to North Dakota for legitimate work, knowing employers in the Oil...
January 4, 2016 - 7:28am
Oil production slowed but natural gas is still hot
TIOGA, N.D. — As drilling and fracking have slowed in North Dakota, Rob Bertola with XTO Energy said he often gets asked if he's still busy. But Bertola, operations foreman for a natural gas processing plant, hasn't experienced the slowdown. In 2014 and 2015, XTO expanded...
January 4, 2016 - 7:25am
December 26, 2015
Oil Patch slides toward a new normal
BISMARCK—Judging by key numbers, North Dakota's Oil Patch had mostly a down year in 2015 compared to the year before. On the bright side,...
December 26, 2015 - 6:43am
December 21, 2015
Man camp move into Coal Country approved
BEULAH, N.D.—A man camp between Hazen and Beulah to house workers building a $500 million urea fertilizer plant in the area has preliminary approval. A plan by Civeo Corp. to move unused oil patch units from Dickinson into Coal Country was recommended by the Mercer County...
December 21, 2015 - 7:10am
November 30, 2015
Far western N.D. Tyler formation proved tough to tap
AMIDON—Hydraulic fracturing of the Tyler shale formation was expected to liven the sleepy plains of Slope County with oil activity. But more than two years after the first well was spudded, three horizontal wells drilled by Marathon Oil Co. between September and December...
November 30, 2015 - 7:16am
October 26, 2015
Construction continues through the oil bust
DICKINSON, N.D.—Jim Arthaud doesn't look like a man at the helm of a multimillion-dollar oilfield services company. Wearing a polo shirt and baseball cap with blue jeans, he sits in the office of his senior vice president and watches The Weather Channel while discussing...
October 26, 2015 - 7:05am
October 15, 2015
$150 million solution to Williston traffic woes opens
WILLISTON — As one official put it, a new truck route will end "truckmageddon" in Williston. Construction is now complete on a permanent...
October 15, 2015 - 7:07am
October 13, 2015
University of Mary adds classes in Oil Patch
WATFORD CITY, N.D.—The University of Mary plans to build upon the splash it made in Watford City one year ago by offering more courses in the Oil Patch town. Students who began taking undergraduate business classes there in fall 2014 completed studies this summer.
October 13, 2015 - 6:56am
October 7, 2015
Man camp OK'd in Beulah
BEULAH, N.D. —While some man camps are disappearing in the Oil Patch of western North Dakota, a permit was granted this week for a new one in Beulah. Capital Lodge, an oil patch housing provider, wants to move empty units into Beulah to house workers during construction...
October 7, 2015 - 7:14am
September 8, 2015
Man camp planned for fertilizer plant construction near Beulah
BEULAH, N.D. — A major work camp operator feeling a pinch in the Oil Patch is eyeing the flood of workers coming in to build a $400 million urea fertilizer plant near Beulah. Capital Lodge, whose heyday as an industrial camp for 1,100 oil workers is over, made a pitch last...
September 8, 2015 - 7:01am
August 27, 2015
Oil industry seeks delay, not expected to meet flaring goal
BISMARCK—North Dakota's oil and gas industry and the state's top oil regulator are asking a panel to delay the next goal for reducing the flaring of natural gas, citing unforeseen circumstances including a glut of cheap gas, stalled infrastructure projects and difficulty obtaining...
August 27, 2015 - 7:34am
Study: Fracking may increase high school dropout rates
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—A study released this month links higher dropout rates nationwide to increased hydraulic fracturing, but some North Dakota superintendents do see a link. Fracking increased the high school dropout rates among teenage males more than females from 2000...
July 27, 2015 - 6:51am
Social worker brings care to Oil Patch
July 27, 2015 - 6:44am
July 20, 2015
Tracks cleared after Montana train derailment
CULBERTSON, Mont. — Railroad tracks have reopened in northeast Montana as crews continue removing wreckage from a crude oil train derailment. The tracks east of Culbertson reopened Friday night after 22 oil tankers derailed Thursday evening and leaked an estimated 35,000...
July 20, 2015 - 7:07am