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Rotary gets update on JPS bond issue
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Community calendar of events for Aug. 14, 2018
Measure seeking personalized vehicle plates for volunteer responders approved for North Dakota ballot
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August 9, 2018
By bashing Canada, Saudi Prince is weaponizing his oil wealth
For Saudi Arabia, a new version of checkbook diplomacy is taking shape. The kingdom used to pursue a behind-the-scenes foreign policy, deploying...
August 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
July 28, 2018
Group launches concerns over truck traffic for proposed North Dakota refinery
BISMARCK—Members of an environmental group challenging the Davis Refinery argue the developer's plans have changed significantly since...
July 28, 2018 - 9:16am
July 20, 2018
Second of 3 companies drops lawsuit over Williston’s crew camp ban
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Two of the companies that filed a federal lawsuit against Williston in 2016 to stop the city from barring crew camps within...
July 20, 2018 - 9:47am
July 17, 2018
Construction to begin on Belfield refinery in western North Dakota
BISMARCK—Meridian Energy Group announced Tuesday, July 17, it is starting site construction for the Davis Refinery near Belfield, a project...
July 17, 2018 - 2:51pm
July 16, 2018
North Dakota state wages up for first time in three years
BISMARCK—With oil activity on the rise, wages are up in North Dakota following two years of decline. Statistics released by North Dakota Job Service show wages in the state increased 3 percent over 2016 levels, averaging $50,313 statewide in 2017, though not overtaking 2014...
July 16, 2018 - 8:58pm
July 6, 2018
SD pipeline leak likely caused by damage during installation, report says
WASHINGTON -- A November of 2017 Keystone Pipeline spill that leaked about 407,000 gallons of crude oil in over South Dakota farmland near the...
July 6, 2018 - 3:04pm
July 3, 2018
Dakota Access accused of violating North Dakota corporate farming law
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Attorney General's Office filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Dakota Access LLC, alleging the company is in violation of the state's anti-corporate farming law. The company purchased much of the Cannonball Ranch north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation...
July 3, 2018 - 8:48pm
June 29, 2018
Complaint seeks to halt construction of Davis Refinery near ND national park
BISMARCK—Two groups filed a complaint Friday with North Dakota utility regulators that seeks to stop construction of an oil refinery near...
June 29, 2018 - 6:23pm
June 27, 2018
Missouri River study draws objections from royalty owners
BISMARCK—A study that aims to resolve disputes over oil and gas ownership under Lake Sakakawea could lead to even more lawsuits unless...
June 27, 2018 - 10:58am
June 25, 2018
Brine spill reported in western ND
BELFIELD, N.D. -- A tank leak caused 773 barrels, or 32,466 gallons, of brine to spill at a saltwater disposal well in Billings County, the North...
June 25, 2018 - 6:13pm
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 13, 2018
Davis Refinery permit approved, Meridian faces potential appeals
BISMARCK—An air quality permit has been issued for an oil refinery that has drawn opposition for its proximity to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Wednesday, June 13. But Meridian Energy is facing potential appeals or legal challenges...
June 13, 2018 - 6:47pm
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump took fresh aim at the OPEC oil cartel on Wednesday, June 13. "Oil prices are too high, OPEC is at it again....
June 13, 2018 - 10:41am
June 7, 2018
Transportation challenges still face ND oil, gas industry
MINOT, N.D.—By the mid-2020s, North Dakota will need additional natural gas transportation systems out of the region, according to the head of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority. "Whether that's an expansion of existing systems or that's a new pipeline built out of the region,...
June 7, 2018 - 7:27pm
June 6, 2018
Pipeline of brine spill not marked, ND officials say
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A pipeline struck during construction last week in McKenzie County caused a brine spill of 200 barrels, or 8,400 gallons,...
June 6, 2018 - 6:15pm