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North Dakota 'just won the geology lottery.' Oil exec estimates the Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil
3 hours 28 min ago
A drilling rig operates in April at a Slawson Exploration well pad near Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Drilling is now complete with hydraulic fracturing expected to begin in October. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Oil company proposes new wells near Lake Sakakawea
3 hours 49 min ago
September 18, 2018
In less than two years, this patch of dirt is expected to be transformed into an oil refinery. Courtesy of Meridian Energy Group
Davis Refinery could serve as 'prototype' for future refineries
September 18, 2018 - 8:46pm
September 17, 2018
A resurgence in North Dakota's Oil Patch spurred the fifth consecutive quarterly gain in sales tax collections, according to state figures. Unlike the oil boom, however, the current oil expansion hasn't fueled increases in the retail sector. Forum file photo
North Dakota sales tax collections continue to increase
September 17, 2018 - 4:26pm
September 16, 2018
Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, is optimistic about the potential for produced natural gas to be stored in underground geologic formations. The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved funding for the Energy & Environmental Research Center to study the issue. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
ND researchers to study underground storage of natural gas
September 16, 2018 - 6:36pm
September 14, 2018
Justin Kringstad, far left, director of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority, talks during a power point presentation on current and possible future oil production in the Three Forks and Bakken oil formations and other oil related production in western part of the state during a North Dakota Industrial Commission meeting held at the state Capitol on Friday, Sept. 14, in Bismarck. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
September 14, 2018 - 6:42pm
September 12, 2018
Proposed natural gas pipeline would cross Missouri River
September 12, 2018 - 5:59pm
A truck travels in the Oil Patch in Dunn County, N.D., this spring. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota oil industry takes pride in US hitting oil production milestone
September 12, 2018 - 5:46pm
September 11, 2018
Meridian Energy Group attorney Mark Vyvyan, middle, makes his argument during a hearing at the Burleigh County Courthouse on Tuesday in Bismarck before South Central District Court Judge Bruce Haskell involving the construction of Davis Refinery in Billings County. Seated next to Vyvyan is attorney Lawrence Bender and on the left is Dakota Resource Council attorney J.J. England. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Two judges side with Meridian on Davis Refinery complaints
September 11, 2018 - 5:58pm
September 6, 2018
Feds end ban on mining exploration near BWCAW
September 6, 2018 - 4:58pm
Minnesota boasted 4,256 solar jobs in 2017, a 48 percent increase from 2016, according to the National Solar Jobs Census. Stock image
Hearing set for Cass County solar project
September 6, 2018 - 9:54am
September 5, 2018
Regulators approve natural gas liquids pipeline
September 5, 2018 - 5:41pm
September 4, 2018
Army Corps: After review, DAPL oil spill risks are low
September 4, 2018 - 2:37pm
September 2, 2018
People evacuate the area after a second major fire started during a series of fires and explosions at the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior, Wis., on April 26. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Class action complaint filed against Husky Energy
September 2, 2018 - 3:15pm
August 31, 2018
Line 3 replacement to pass through Fond du Lac reservation
August 31, 2018 - 6:35pm
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