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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
February 14, 2019
Pipeline spill contaminates southwest North Dakota creek
February 14, 2019 - 4:50pm
February 6, 2019
Powertech wants to mine for uranium in a semi-arid area of grasslands near Edgemont, along the southwestern edge of the Black Hills. Rapid City Journal
Nuclear commission overrules judge, upholds license for company to mine uranium in southwest South Dakota
February 6, 2019 - 5:44pm
Public Service Commission approves Emmons-Logan wind farm
February 6, 2019 - 5:28pm
January 30, 2019
About 230 miles worth of green metal pipe, stored by TransCanada for its stalled Keystone XL pipeline, gathers snow, dust and tumbleweeds in a laydown yard where it's been stored near Gascoyne since 2011. Lauren Donovan / Bismarck Tribune
TransCanada seeks water permits for Keystone XL construction in South Dakota
January 30, 2019 - 4:32pm
January 24, 2019
The site of the Davis Refinery, pictured on July 31, 2018, southwest of Belfield, N.D. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Davis Refinery air permit upheld by district court
January 24, 2019 - 4:09pm
January 23, 2019
ND State Capitol (Korrie Wenzel/Forum News Service)
Republican lawmaker calls oil tax increase 'political theater'
January 23, 2019 - 6:03pm
January 18, 2019
Casselton oil train explosion, Dec. 30, 2013
North Dakota Industrial Commission votes to reduce testing that ensures safe oil transport
January 18, 2019 - 6:31pm
January 17, 2019
An oil well pump in a sunflower field on July 26, 2015, west of Dickinson just off Interstate 94 as a storm brews off to the east. 2015 Forum News Service photo
Compromise proposed for sharing state, tribal oil tax revenue
January 17, 2019 - 7:12pm
January 14, 2019
Leak causes brine spill in North Dakota's McKenzie County
January 14, 2019 - 4:21pm
January 12, 2019
Antler residents Christine and Daryl Peterson, seated left, met with the Northwest Landowners Association and donated $250,000 to the organization's foundation for brine spill cleanup education. Also shown are Troy Coons, chairman, Amy Shelton, executive director, Dave King, vice chairman. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Landowners' donation seeks to protect land from brine contamination
January 12, 2019 - 3:18pm
Gas flaring takes place at a well site east of New Town, N.D., on Dec. 12. A new study examines storing natural gas underground temporarily as an alternative to flaring. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Study finds storing natural gas underground feasible
January 12, 2019 - 3:06pm
January 8, 2019
Nearly 50 people in red shirts showed their opposition to a proposed Morton Township wind farm during a Burleigh County Commission meeting Monday night. Seated from the left, in the front row, are Durant Schiermeister, Jayce Doan and KariAnn Buntrock. Will Kincaid / Bismarck Tribune
Central North Dakota wind farm permits denied
January 8, 2019 - 3:27pm
January 2, 2019
Brine spill of almost 20K gallons reported in northwest North Dakota
January 2, 2019 - 5:14pm
December 29, 2018
Members of the Land Board, from left, Secretary of State Al Jaeger, Gov. Doug Burgum and Treasurer Kelly Schmidt, meet on Dec. 17 at the Capitol. The board plans to hire an engineering firm to do a second phase of review of the Missouri River but needs support from the Legislature. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Questions over Lake Sakakawea mineral ownership return to 2019 session
December 29, 2018 - 3:34pm