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January 20, 2016
Iran boosts oil output, foreign firms keen to seal deals
DUBAI - Iran ordered a sharp increase in oil output on Monday to take immediate advantage of the lifting of international sanctions, and some foreign firms raced to snap up deals as Tehran emerges from years of international isolation. Others were more wary, mindful of the risk of...
January 20, 2016 - 8:58am
January 19, 2016
Oil prices fall further on glut worries; U.S. crude slumps below $28
SINGAPORE - Crude futures slumped again in early Asian trade on Wednesday, with U.S. oil falling to its lowest since September 2003 below $28 a barrel on worries over a global supply glut. That came as the International Energy Agency, which advises industrialised countries on energy...
January 19, 2016 - 11:46pm
January 18, 2016
Oil and markets slump again
At attempted rebound in European stocks quickly fizzles after markets around the world and oil prices slump to multi-year lows amid persistent...
January 18, 2016 - 9:29am
Oil slides to lowest since 2003 as Iran sanctions are lifted
SINGAPORE - Oil prices hit their lowest since 2003 on Monday, as the market braced for a jump in Iranian exports after the lifting of sanctions against the country at the weekend. The U.N. nuclear watchdog on Saturday said Tehran had met its commitments to curtail its nuclear programme,...
January 18, 2016 - 3:40am
January 14, 2016
Drilling to continue in mega oil well unit until 2019
BISMARCK — The company developing a massive drilling unit in Dunn County said Wednesday it plans to keep drilling until at least 2019 to develop 60 more wells. Burlington Resources, a subsidiary of ConocoPhillips, said developing the Corral Creek-Bakken Unit has taken longer...
January 14, 2016 - 7:06am
January 13, 2016
Dickinson State University student receives Bakken U scholarship
DICKINSON, N.D.—Warren Logan's first run at higher education didn't last. He said he struggled with a lack of both discipline and an external push to learn. Compounding his difficulties was the influence of his friends who bypassed higher education for the financial opportunity...
January 13, 2016 - 7:26am
January 12, 2016
Industrial Commission votes to seize 800 barrels of ‘illegal oil’
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission voted Monday to seize 800 barrels of illegally produced oil in what Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said is believed to be a first for the regulatory panel. The commission denied an application by Denver-based...
January 12, 2016 - 7:53am
Explanations: N.D. regulators directed to start explaining oil spill fine reductions in writing
BISMARCK — Facing mounting criticism over the lowering of fines for oil and saltwater spills, North Dakota regulators were directed Monday to start providing written explanations of what oil companies must do in exchange for reduced fines. The state Industrial Commission met for...
January 12, 2016 - 7:50am
January 11, 2016
Oil prices fall for sixth day as hopes for recovery fade
LONDON - Oil prices fell for a sixth session to trade near 12-year lows on Monday as concerns about China's economic slowdown, reflected in a renewed slide in its stock markets, weighed on the outlook for demand this year. Traders increased bets against any near-term recovery in...
January 11, 2016 - 10:17am
January 9, 2016
Year after ND’s worst pipeline spill, same system leaks again
WILLISTON, N.D. – The company responsible for North Dakota's largest pipeline spill reported another leak on the same pipeline system Friday. Meadowlark Midstream, a subsidiary of Summit Midstream, reported Friday that 187 barrels, or 7,854 gallons, of saltwater leaked from...
January 9, 2016 - 9:02am
January 8, 2016
Oil prices dip, erasing earlier gains; down 10 pct on week
NEW YORK - Crude oil prices erased earlier gains Friday to fall for a fifth day and were poised for a weekly decline of 10 percent amid global oversupply and a bleak demand outlook that made it hard to guess when the market would find a floor. Futures of global benchmark Brent and...
January 8, 2016 - 1:27pm
January 6, 2016
Pipeline under Lake Sakakawea appoved by PSC
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved Tuesday a crude oil pipeline that will cross Lake Sakakawea. Commissioners, who supported the project unanimously, said Sacagawea Pipeline Co. is taking several steps to minimize potential impacts to the lake, including...
January 6, 2016 - 6:47am
Gas prices statewide lowest in ND since 2009, and expected to stay low
BISMARCK—Gas is the cheapest it's been since 2009 in North Dakota. The average price of gas in North Dakota for 2015 was $2.40 per gallon. Only in 2009, with an average of $2.38 per gallon, was gas less expensive, according to AAA. The 2015 annual average for Bismarck was $2.46...
January 6, 2016 - 6:46am
January 5, 2016
Oil drilling rig count at 58, count continues to fall
WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota has fewer than 60 drilling rigs operating in the state for the first time since 2009, about a third of what were operating a year ago. The state's rig count fell to 58 on Monday, with three more rigs scheduled to become idle after crews complete...
January 5, 2016 - 7:25am
December 31, 2015
Oil bogs down Wall Street as S&P 500 clings to gain
NEW YORK — Wall Street dropped on Wednesday as Brent crude slid toward 11-year lows and Apple weighed on the S&P 500 index, which clung to a meager gain for 2015. The S&P energy sector was the poorest performer among the 10 major sectors, down 1.47 percent after forecasts...
December 31, 2015 - 8:14am