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December 6, 2017
Small ND town loses natural gas on frigid day, night
TIOGA, N.D. -- All but 55 customers of Montana-Dakota Utilities customers in Tioga had their natural gas service restored by 3 p.m. Wednesday after a citywide outage the day before. Tioga is a city of about 1,600 residents in northwestern North Dakota, about 40 miles east of Williston....
December 6, 2017 - 9:39pm
May 2, 2014
$280 million natural gas processing plant proposed
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission has scheduled a June 18 public hearing for a proposed $280 million natural gas processing...
May 2, 2014 - 6:20am
April 10, 2014
N.D. regulators OK design of MDU rate increase
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved the design of a natural gas rate increase for Montana-Dakota Utilities on Wednesday in a 2-1 vote that had PSC Chairman Brian Kalk siding with the AARP in opposing how the increase was structured. Commissioners had...
April 10, 2014 - 6:48am
April 2, 2014
Input meeting on gas flaring set: Special hearing on reducing natural gas flaring to be held on April 22
BISMARCK — A special hearing is set for April 22 to provide input on reducing natural gas flaring to the Oil and Gas Division of the state Department of Mineral Resources. The input gathered at the one-day hearing, as well as through written comments that can be submitted, will...
April 2, 2014 - 7:22am
May 9, 2013
Cards prompt gas scare
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) -- Those scratch-and-sniff cards the energy company sends to customers to teach them to recognize the artificial smell added to natural gas? Turns out they work pretty well. Energy West general manager Nick Bohr told the Great Falls Tribune that workers recently...
May 9, 2013 - 7:07am
November 26, 2012
Natural gas drillers target US truck, bus market
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- If the trash truck or bus rolling down your street seems a little quieter these days, you're not imagining things. It's probably running on natural gas. Surging gas production has led the drilling industry to seek out new markets for its product, and energy...
November 26, 2012 - 1:00am
July 28, 2012
New N.D. gas processing plant planned
BISMARCK -- ONEOK Partners is planning to build a new natural gas processing facility in eastern McKenzie County, the company announced this week. The Garden Creek II plant and related infrastructure, including expansions and upgrades to existing natural gas gathering and compression,...
July 28, 2012 - 6:11am
July 26, 2012
Bakken natural gas production could quadruple
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Natural gas production in the Williston Basin could more than quadruple current levels, pushing North Dakota into a more leading...
July 26, 2012 - 6:38am
May 4, 2012
Hoeven: Gas pipeline making progress
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Sen. John Hoeven says natural gas pipeline proposed by a Canadian company in western North Dakota is making progress. Calgary-based Alliance Pipeline announced the $141 million project last summer. Alliance says the 79-mile pipeline will run from a gas plant...
May 4, 2012 - 11:59am
May 2, 2012
Natural gas collections on the clock
Natural gas flaring and related emissions from oil wells in North Dakota are an acknowledged problem. If nothing else, it's wasteful. Oil fields in North Dakota saw 34 percent of the natural gas produced in November flared.
May 2, 2012 - 7:08am
February 12, 2012
Drillers cut natural gas production as prices drop
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- As natural gas prices continue to drop, the recent nationwide boom in drilling is slowing. Drillers don't make money if prices go too low -- and drilling wells isn't cheap. "It is safe to say that there will be fewer natural gas wells drilled in 2012," said Kathryn...
February 12, 2012 - 10:00pm
February 8, 2012
Dems hit lax fed drilling oversight
MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal policing of oil and natural gas on public lands is lax and inconsistent, with only 6 percent of violations resulting in monetary fines over 13 years, House Democrats said in a report Wednesday. Fines over that time totaled...
February 8, 2012 - 5:00pm
January 25, 2012
ND natural gas transport capacity raises concerns
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The director of North Dakota's Pipeline Authority says the state may need to encourage more construction of natural gas pipelines. The agency is commissioning a study of North Dakota's natural gas production trends and whether there's enough pipeline capacity...
January 25, 2012 - 10:22am
January 23, 2012
Are oil companies taking advantage of natural gas?
Dear Teri, Do you know if any of the oil companies that are proposing spending $3 billion collecting flare gas (are) considering converting it to anhydrous ammonia that is (in) great demand by farmers in the state? It seems like a natural fit if it could be produced in the same...
January 23, 2012 - 7:36am
January 16, 2012
Natural gas price plunge aids families, businesses
NEW YORK (AP) -- The price of natural gas is plummeting at a pace that has caught even the experts off guard. A 35 percent collapse in the futures price over the past year has been a boon to homeowners who use natural gas for heat and appliances and to manufacturers who power their...
January 16, 2012 - 2:00am