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Severe Weather Announcements (11)
February 9, 2018
New breed of fracking earthquakes sends warning to oil drillers
The oil prospectors of Oklahoma, it appeared, finally had a solution to their earthquake problem. Ordered by regulators to curb the wastewater...
February 9, 2018 - 12:54pm
November 8, 2016
U.S. oil hub works to resume normal operations after 5.0 earthquake
NEW YORK—U.S. pipeline companies with operations at the heart of the country's commercial oil industry restarted on Monday after a 5.0-magnitude earthquake late on Sunday triggered safety shutdowns. The epicenter of the earthquake was just 2 miles (3.2 km) from Cushing, Oklahoma,...
November 8, 2016 - 6:45am
U.S. judge halts fracking plan for federal lands in California
HOUSTON - A U.S. judge on Wednesday halted a plan to allow fracking on public lands in central California, saying a federal agency's environmental...
September 8, 2016 - 1:00am
July 29, 2016
Pioneer says some U.S. fracking costs competitive with Saudis
July 29, 2016 - 2:00am
SEC: Texas 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of millions
NEW YORK—Texas oilman Chris Faulkner built a high-profile public persona, raised millions for his oil and gas ventures and courted politicians. But the SEC has alleged that behind the scenes, he cheated investors out of $80 million to fund a "debauched" jet-setting lifestyle....
June 29, 2016 - 6:36am
May 20, 2016
Association of oil and gas counties eyeing rebrand
DICKINSON, N.D.—The North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Counties is eyeing a rebrand to shorten its name after revamping its long-term...
May 20, 2016 - 6:19am
April 18, 2016
Oil prices slide after demise of freeze plan
LONDON - Oil prices slid on Monday after a meeting between major producing nations on a proposed output freeze fell apart, leaving the world...
April 18, 2016 - 9:00am
April 15, 2016
ND oil production isn't as steep as projected
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production had a smaller decline than expected in February as more companies put fracking crews to work...
April 15, 2016 - 10:41am
April 14, 2016
Oil regulators visit spill site amid hearing on tougher regulations
WILLISTON, N.D. — Oil and gas regulators visiting Williston on Wednesday did more than listen to public comments about proposed pipeline rules. The Department of Mineral Resources contingent also visited the site of the state's largest pipeline spill, an event that was the...
April 14, 2016 - 6:41am
March 11, 2016
Dems dishonest about fracking
Asked at their recent debate about hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders said they opposed the process that has revolutionized and revitalized the oil and natural gas industries in the United States. It's a peculiar...
March 11, 2016 - 5:47am
January 30, 2016
Group says offshore fracking accord reached in California
LOS ANGELESE -- A conservation group said the federal government must stop approving offshore fracking from oil platforms in California's Santa Barbara Channel under the settlement of a lawsuit it filed.
January 30, 2016 - 1:00am
July 29, 2015
U.S. oil firms turn to fracking mixology as crude slides again
WILLISTON, N.D. - U.S.
July 29, 2015 - 11:30am
July 27, 2015
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
July 16, 2015
U.S. fracking linked to higher hospitalization rates: researchers
BOSTON - People who live in areas near hydraulic fracturing are more likely to be hospitalized for heart conditions, neurological illnesses and&
July 16, 2015 - 9:00am
June 26, 2015
Completed wells boost by small oil tax trigger
BISMARCK -- Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger says he's surprised by the strong number of wells that were completed in the past five months while a small oil tax trigger was in play. The trigger ends Tuesday, but in the meantime, oil companies fracked 586 wells and Rauschenberger...
June 26, 2015 - 8:18am