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December 27, 2018
An American flag flies on top of a Unit Drilling rig in the Bakken Formation outside Watford City, N.D., on March 9, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
U.S. shale's blows leave Middle East oil producers staggering
December 27, 2018 - 10:35am
December 25, 2018
Natural gas is flared at a well site north of Killdeer along North Dakota Highway 22 on Dec. 12. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota natural gas flaring hits record high; improvement expected in 2019
December 25, 2018 - 5:41pm
December 21, 2018
A natural gas flare on an oil well pad burns as the sun sets outside Watford City, North Dakota January 21, 2016.  REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
Natural gas liquids pipeline proposed for northwest North Dakota
December 21, 2018 - 6:38pm
December 20, 2018
A protestor stands before a police line on North Dakota Hwy. 1806 on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, north of Cannon Ball. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Environmentalists, energy industry debate fossil fuel policies
December 20, 2018 - 9:02pm
December 18, 2018
Brendon Ruppell, a first-year wind energy technician major, looks down nearly 300 feet from the top of Lake Region State College's wind turbine. He has climbed the tower more than a dozen times.  Forum News Service file photo
Wind, solar power increasing in region
December 18, 2018 - 3:37pm
Flares burn off excess natural gas from oil well sites in western North Dakota. Joshua Komer / Forum News Service file photo
Fossil fuels boost region’s economy but drive up emissions
December 18, 2018 - 12:38pm
December 14, 2018
Crews work to complete oil and gas wells at a site east of Mandaree. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota oil production, natural gas flaring reach new highs
December 14, 2018 - 8:54pm
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
December 14, 2018 - 5:39pm
December 12, 2018
Southwest Judicial District Judge Dann Greenwood listens to arguments Wednesday, Dec. 12, from attorneys representing the National Parks Conservation Association, Environmental Law & Policy Center and the Dakota Resource Council in the Stark County Courthouse in Dickinson. The groups are appealing the North Dakota Department of Health permit for the Davis Refinery. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Judge hears arguments in appeal of Davis Refinery permit
December 12, 2018 - 8:47pm
Hess tours the Nabors B03 rig site in 2014 to get an on-the-ground look at advanced Bakken drilling techniques. Williston Herald file photo
Labor department certifies Hess apprenticeship program
December 12, 2018 - 4:41pm
December 11, 2018
The White House. Forum News Service file photo
Tribal energy bill approved by House, awaits president's signature
December 11, 2018 - 3:32pm
Equipment failure results in oil spill in western North Dakota
December 11, 2018 - 2:17pm
December 10, 2018
Oilfield service company owes back pay
December 10, 2018 - 5:11pm
December 6, 2018
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Gas prices fall to lowest of the year in North Dakota, Minnesota, nation
December 6, 2018 - 8:05pm
December 5, 2018
A proposed expansion of the Ashtabula Wind Energy Center north of Valley City, N.D., above, has generated complaints from nearby residents who are concerned about noise and possible health effects. North Dakota requires wind turbines to be at least a quarter-mile from the nearest occupied dwelling, but some research suggests setbacks should be at least a half-mile or mile to ensure safety. Patrick Springer / The Forum
Permit denied for south-central North Dakota wind project: Decision made after four-hour hearing with testimony from opponents
December 5, 2018 - 10:08pm
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