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October 11, 2018
Oasis completes new gas processing plant in northwest ND
BISMARCK — Oasis Midstream Partners will celebrate Friday, Oct. 12, the completion of a natural gas processing plant, a highly anticipated project as North Dakota's oil industry works to reduce natural gas flaring. The Oasis Wild Basin II plant will add 200 million cubic feet...
October 11, 2018 - 8:27pm
September 27, 2018
New natural gas processing plant announced for Bakken
BISMARCK — A company that's constructing a new natural gas processing plant in the core of the Bakken announced plans this week for a second plant, doubling the size of the project. Oneok plans to construct Demicks Lake II in McKenzie County, adding 200 million cubic feet per...
September 27, 2018 - 7:23pm
September 24, 2018
Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil, industry executive says
FARGO — Oil production in North Dakota's Bakken Formation is increasing steadily as technology advances, and a 2-million-barrel-per-day...
September 24, 2018 - 7:23pm
September 21, 2018
Commentary: Creating a database of where DUI offenders were drinking is a terrible idea
We already use a lot of very bad metrics when it comes to the public debate over driving drunk.
September 21, 2018 - 10:44am
September 16, 2018
ND researchers to study underground storage of natural gas
BISMARCK — As North Dakota oil operators struggle to meet natural gas flaring targets, a new research project will explore the possibility...
September 16, 2018 - 6:36pm
September 1, 2018
Oilfield companies find real estate market tightening up in Bakken
WILLISTON, N.D. — A year ago, Jeff Lunnen could have shown a prospective oilfield service company 15 to 20 industrial properties for their...
September 1, 2018 - 8:13am
August 16, 2018
ND oil production drops as operators 'tap the brakes'
BISMARCK — North Dakota oil production dropped nearly 2 percent in June as producers scaled back activity, primarily to keep natural gas...
August 16, 2018 - 9:16pm
August 9, 2018
Meridian Energy seeks dismissal of PSC complaint
BISMARCK — Meridian Energy CEO William Prentice says the company no longer plans to build the Davis Refinery in stages, instead constructing...
August 9, 2018 - 7:53pm
July 13, 2018
ND oilfields set three new state records
BISMARCK—North Dakota's daily oil production in May broke the previous all-time high set in 2014, but that wasn't the only new record set....
July 13, 2018 - 7:14pm
July 7, 2018
Watford City's first oil and gas expo nearly sold out
WATFORD CITY, N.D.—There's not just one potential game-changing strategy in the Bakken, there are several, and they will be talked about in depth at Watford City's first oil and gas show in its new Rough Rider Center, which is nearly sold-out, according to event organizers....
July 7, 2018 - 2:06pm
June 23, 2018
After first year, oil industry praises Dakota Access Pipeline
WILLISTON, N.D.—The Dakota Access pipeline began life mired in controversy, but has nonetheless proven to be a game changer for the Bakken,...
June 23, 2018 - 1:21pm
June 15, 2018
As N.D. oil production nears record, natural gas flaring climbs
BISMARCK—North Dakota oil production jumped 5.4 percent in April to more than 1.2 million barrels per day, coming in just shy of the state's...
June 15, 2018 - 7:28pm
May 24, 2018
Bakken executives project 'disciplined approach' as ND oil activity ramps up
BISMARCK—North Dakota oil production is expected to return to record levels this summer, but executives of top Bakken companies said Thursday,...
May 24, 2018 - 6:44pm
May 19, 2018
ND oil conference to showcase industry advancements
BISMARCK—Optimism is high ahead of the 2018 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference, where North Dakota's oil industry is set to discuss technology...
May 19, 2018 - 8:57pm
April 13, 2018
Regulators to consider revising natural gas flaring policy
BISMARCK — North Dakota's oil industry is advocating for the state to keep its current gas capture targets but make some tweaks to the...
April 13, 2018 - 7:42pm