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May 24, 2019
Jay Obrigewitch shows where a proposed bridge in Billings County, N.D., would cross the Little Missouri River. An oil well site is seen in the distance near the river that flows through Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Bismarck Tribune file photo
Conservationists: ND officials not doing enough to protect Little Missouri River from oil development
May 24, 2019 - 6:22am
May 15, 2019
North Dakota oil production grows in March as natural gas hits new record
May 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
South Dakota sues Texas gas drilling company for $15.5 million after years of violations
May 15, 2019 - 6:17pm
May 5, 2019
The North Dakota State Capitol. Forum News Service file photo
New North Dakota tax incentive aims to attract petrochemical industry
May 5, 2019 - 7:15am
April 30, 2019
Natural gas is flared Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at the Hess Corp. gas plant in Tioga, N.D., due to maintenance issues. Forum News Service file photo
Hess announces expansion of Tioga gas plant
April 30, 2019 - 3:57pm
April 12, 2019
Listening to a conference committee discuss legislation related to pore space are, front row from left, Brady Pelton and Ron Ness of the North Dakota Petroleum Council, and Troy Coons of the Northwest Landowners Association. Listening in back, from left, are Sen. Dale Patten, R-Watford City, Rep. Denton Zubke, R-Watford City, Reice Haase, policy adviser for Gov. Doug Burgum, and Mike Humann of the Department of Trust Lands. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Complex energy bill advances, but with natural gas storage removed
April 12, 2019 - 8:18pm
March 29, 2019
Black Hills city to be home to plant producing oil and gas well drilling products
March 29, 2019 - 2:23pm
March 28, 2019
Rep. George Keiser, R-Bismarck, outlines the intricacies of Senate Bill 2344 in the House chamber on Thursday afternoon. The bill passed by a 65-26 vote. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota House approves energy bill opposed by landowner groups
March 28, 2019 - 6:18pm
March 15, 2019
An oil jack extracts crude from the Bakken oil field in western North Dakota. Forum News Service
North Dakota oil numbers hold steady, natural gas breaks record in January
March 15, 2019 - 8:15pm
March 12, 2019
The Waste Water Treatment Facility is located southeast of Jamestown near the Baler Facility. The failure of a vent to close and with the flare system are causing gases to be released from the facility into the air. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Venting at wastewater treatment plant causes odor
March 12, 2019 - 6:59am
March 2, 2019
Attorney Dennis Johnson, of Watford City, uses a sponge to illustrate his testimony in opposition to a bill that relates to the use of pore space, the cavity or void in an underground formation, which belongs to the surface owner. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Western North Dakota landowners call property rights bill 'offensive'
March 2, 2019 - 5:35pm
February 19, 2019
Montana-Dakota Utilities plans to retire both coal-fired units at the Heskett Station north of Mandan around the end of 2021. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Montana-Dakota Utilities to retire coal-fired units
February 19, 2019 - 6:53pm
February 15, 2019
Pumping units are pictured near Williston, N.D., on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. North Dakota oil production hit a new record in December 2018. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
North Dakota oil production hits new record
February 15, 2019 - 5:09pm
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