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June 16, 2013
ND oil output hit high, seen exceeding forecast
Oil production in North Dakota, home to much of the Bakken shale formation, will surge during the summer months and could exceed the state's forecast of 850,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the end of the year, state regulators said on Friday. North Dakota's Department of Mineral Resources...
June 16, 2013 - 11:48pm
April 30, 2013
Report bumps oil estimate for Williston Basin
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The government estimates that 7.4 billion barrels of oil can be recovered from the Bakken and Three Forks formations in the Dakotas and Montana, using current technology. The U.S. Geological Survey estimate released Tuesday increases an earlier estimate by...
April 30, 2013 - 2:23pm
April 22, 2013
Standing Rock reservation might get home-building plant
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A home-building company aiming to supply housing for western North Dakota's booming Bakken oil patch -- where housing is lacking --wants to set up shop on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, where jobs are scarce. A home manufacturing facility in Fort Yates...
April 22, 2013 - 9:31am
April 17, 2013
New city proposed in western ND oil patch
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- A group that helped incorporate a new city in western South Dakota eight years ago might now do the same in western North Dakota's booming oil patch. Four Front Design and the owners of property north of Williston have presented a plan for Bakken Village to...
April 17, 2013 - 2:07pm
March 29, 2013
Highway Patrol squad in Belle Fourche a response to ND oil boom
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The South Dakota Highway Patrol is activating a four-person squad in the western city of Belle Fourche, in response to an increase in traffic associated with the booming oil patch in western North Dakota. The Northern Plains Squad will have a sergeant and three...
March 29, 2013 - 1:31pm
March 15, 2013
ND oil conference slated to be held in Minnesota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A South Dakota company is sponsoring a conference in Minnesota on investment and business opportunities in North Dakota's booming oil patch. Sioux Falls-based Hegg Companies Inc. is holding the daylong conference Friday in Golden Valley, Minn. Hegg Companies...
March 15, 2013 - 3:55pm
February 11, 2013
UND professors study oil patch man camps
TIOGA, N.D. (AP) -- A team made up of University of North Dakota professors, an archaeologist and a photographer toured North Dakota's booming oil patch over the weekend to study man camps. The researchers visited Tioga, Wheelock, Williston and Watford City to study the social...
February 11, 2013 - 7:05am
February 4, 2013
2 died in fiery crash in western ND oil patch
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- Two people died in a fiery head-on collision of a pickup truck and a semitrailer in the western North Dakota oil patch. The Highway Patrol says 34-year-old pickup driver Jessie Jimison of Sidney, Mont., and 31-year-old passenger Obed Gonzales-Najar, of Espanola,...
February 4, 2013 - 10:59am
January 21, 2013
Duluth man dies in ND hydraulic fracturing accident
WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) -- Authorities say a 49-year-old Duluth, Minn., man has been killed in a hydraulic fracturing accident in North Dakota. The McKenzie County Sheriff's Office says Mike Krajewski died about 3:30 p.m. Saturday at a Halliburton location about 24 miles north of...
January 21, 2013 - 10:05am
December 14, 2012
Blown out oil well spewing mist near Lake Sakakawea
PARSHALL, N.D. - An oil well that began to malfunction Wednesday evening continued to spray a mist of oil into the air late Thursday but is expected...
December 14, 2012 - 1:21pm
August 29, 2012
Dakotas lawmakers touring booming ND oil patch
TIOGA, N.D. (AP) -- Lawmakers in the Dakotas are touring the western North Dakota oil patch to get a firsthand look at the boom happening there. About 20 North Dakota lawmakers and seven from South Dakota on Wednesday were touring drilling rig and oil well sites. They planned an...
August 29, 2012 - 11:35am
June 15, 2012
New Rapid City factory aims at ND oil patch
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A Texas-based pipe maker hopes to start construction by the end of the summer in Rapid City on what would be its seventh manufacturing plant, employing about 40 people. WL Plastics director Mike Dahl tells the media that the oil boom in western North Dakota is...
June 15, 2012 - 3:01pm
April 30, 2012
Midco extending fiber optic network into ND oil patch
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Regional communication services provider Midcontinent Communications is extending its fiber-optic network into northwestern North Dakota's booming oil patch. Officials for North Dakota and the Sioux Falls, S.D.-based company on Monday unveiled the $3 million...
April 30, 2012 - 10:22am
April 10, 2012
OSHA fines company operating in ND oil patch
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing $65,600 in fines for a Wyoming-based oil drilling company operating in western North Dakota's oil patch. OSHA has cited Cyclone Drilling Inc. for several violations of safety and health standards...
April 10, 2012 - 4:47pm
March 28, 2012
OPINION: 'Trucker bombs' insult North Dakota
The euphemism "trucker bombs" can't lessen the disgust factor associated with urine-filled containers being tossed into road ditches by truck drivers in western North Dakota. No matter how mouthpieces for trucking associations try to justify it, there is no excuse for tossing gallons...
March 28, 2012 - 8:17am