Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at email@example.com or (701) 580-6890.
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WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production decreased 1.8 percent in April to nearly 1.2 million barrels a day, preliminary figures released Friday show. Natural gas production increased 1.4 percent...
BISMARCK—North Dakota stands to lose $300 million a year in oil income and 1,900 jobs if a federal rule on hydraulic fracturing takes effect later this month, state officials argue in court documents. North Dakota has filed a request for a preliminary injunction against the Bureau of Land Management, seeking to delay implementation of the agency's new fracking rule until the court can review a challenge filed by North Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado. A hearing is set for June 23 in U.S.
BISMARCK — After a battle over health insurance for state workers, the North Dakota Legislature will reconvene Tuesday to consider approving a budget bill left hanging when legislators adjourned in April, a panel of lawmakers said Wednesday. Legislative Management, a panel of legislators who met Wednesday over conference call, voted 16-1 to come back into session next week to consider the unresolved budget bill. A special committee reached unanimous agreement on Monday on Senate Bill 2022, the more than $14 million appropriations bill for the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement
BISMARCK — An oilfield service company says it can recycle Bakken drilling waste while protecting the environment, turning waste that would otherwise go to a landfill into material for roads or other uses. Nuverra Environmental Solutions is one of three companies that will launch a pilot project approved by the North Dakota Department of Health to recycle solid drilling waste. "We want to make sure that this program is good for the landowner, it's good for the operator and good for the environment," said CEO Mark Johnsrud, who announced the new initiative Monday from the state Capito
WILLISTON, N.D. -- The company responsible for an oil spill last spring into the flooded Yellowstone and Missouri rivers has been ordered to shut in four wells until a flood threat subsides. The Department of Mineral Resources Oil and Gas Division is keeping a close watch on oil activity near the confluence of the two rivers, where potential flooding could affect nearly 80 wells, spokeswoman Alison Ritter said Wednesday. Zavanna, the company responsible for a spill after an ice jam caused wells to flood in March 2014, is no longer allowed to produce oil from four wells in that area each
Ground breaking on new jail for McKenzie County
BISMARCK — An attorney general’s opinion issued Tuesday says the North Dakota Industrial Commission has discretion when deciding whether to plug oil and gas wells that have been abandoned for...
BISMARCK —The oil tax cut known as the large trigger will not take effect on Monday, causing the state to collect about a half billion dollars more this year than...
WILLISTON, N.D. — Fracking crews were busy in North Dakota in March, bringing the month’s oil production up 1 percent to just under 1.2 million barrels per day and surprising...
WILLISTON – North Dakota oil production rose 1.1 percent in March to just under 1.2 million barrels per day, the Department of Mineral Resources said today. Producers completed significantly more...