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February 7, 2018
MDU Resources Group reports earnings increase, tax benefit
BISMARCK—MDU Resources Group is reporting a $39.5 million tax benefit in the fourth quarter of 2017 from federal tax reform and is expected to return a portion to customers. With the reduction of the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent on Jan. 1, MDU's construction...
February 7, 2018 - 5:31pm
February 6, 2018
ND Keystone pipeline 'valve turner' sentenced to year in prison
PEMBINA, N.D.—An environmental activist who shut off an emergency valve on the TransCanada Keystone oil pipeline was sentenced Tuesday...
February 6, 2018 - 5:29pm
January 12, 2018
Enbridge Line 3 protesters block entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth
Protesters blocked entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth on Friday, Jan. 12, including the security gate, preventing the bank from opening....
January 12, 2018 - 3:15pm
January 7, 2018
900-mile natural gas liquids pipeline proposed for Bakken
BISMARCK — Oneok recently announced plans for a 900-mile natural gas liquids pipeline that will accommodate increasing North Dakota production...
January 7, 2018 - 3:38pm
TransCanada eyeing new names that lose the word `Canada'
TransCanada Corp., which diversified heavily into the U.S. with its $10.2 billion Columbia Pipeline Group Inc. acquisition last year, is seeking...
November 7, 2017 - 2:42pm
October 16, 2017
Administration approves Alberta Clipper pipeline crossing from Canada
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has approved a crude oil pipeline crossing from Canada into northeastern North Dakota that will send...
October 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 1, 2017
Pipeline protest takes new approach: Enbridge’s Line 5 latest to be scrutinized
ASHLAND, Wis. — Another protest of an Enbridge pipeline will come with a twist Saturday, Sept. 2, when people gather to play lacrosse atop...
September 1, 2017 - 6:28pm
August 30, 2017
Enbridge, local responders train for pipeline leak in Red River
GRAND FORKS — How would local emergency responders react to an oil pipeline leak near Grand Forks? It was a question Enbridge staff and...
August 30, 2017 - 1:33pm
August 17, 2017
Final environmental review released for Line 3 replacement
ST. PAUL — Despite a massive new document having "final" in its name, this pipeline permitting process is far from over. On Thursday, Aug....
August 17, 2017 - 7:24pm
August 2, 2017
Contractor that damaged western ND pipeline is repeat offender
BISMARCK — The contractor that damaged a natural gas pipeline in western North Dakota last week has a history of striking pipelines, including hitting 20 utility lines last summer during a project in Iowa. Carstensen Contracting of Pipestone, Minn., was installing a water pipeline...
August 2, 2017 - 9:39pm
July 19, 2017
Attorney encourages consultation with tribes on pipelines
BISMARCK — An attorney with experience negotiating for oil companies with Native American tribes urged attendees at a Bakken oil conference...
July 19, 2017 - 7:02pm
July 18, 2017
Army Corps, DAPL fight to keep pipeline open during review
BISMARCK — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has asked a judge to keep the pipeline running while further review of the environmental risks...
July 18, 2017 - 7:13pm
July 2, 2017
Twelve no-show warrants issued in May DAPL cases
BISMARCK — Twelve warrants were issued in May when Dakota Access Pipeline protesters did not show up for hearings or trials scheduled in Morton County. Warrants are not a problem unique to the protester cases, but they account for a significant number of the approximately 596...
July 2, 2017 - 4:47pm
June 15, 2017
Port: Court ruling in favor of #NoDAPL activists illustrates everything that’s wrong with the federal regulatory regime
Oil has been flowing through the much-contested Dakota Access Pipeline for about two months now. Energy Transfer Partners, which built the pipeline,...
June 15, 2017 - 10:59am
June 14, 2017
Port: Line 3 pipeline project manager says there will be more environmental impacts if old line isn’t replaced
Enbridge has begun public hearings regarding their Line 3 pipeline replacement project. And of course, because pipelines are a hot political...
June 14, 2017 - 9:14am