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August 19, 2018
Pipeline company promotes landfarming to clean up ND oil spills
BISMARCK — A company that operates oil pipelines in North Dakota is promoting an alternative method to cleaning up spills: introducing bugs to contaminated soil. Targa Resources has a pilot project in McKenzie County that is using bioremediation, also known as landfarming, to...
August 19, 2018 - 6:38pm
August 16, 2018
ND oil production drops as operators 'tap the brakes'
BISMARCK — North Dakota oil production dropped nearly 2 percent in June as producers scaled back activity, primarily to keep natural gas...
August 16, 2018 - 9:16pm
August 10, 2018
Because of lower taxes, Minnesota Power customers to get modest refund
DULUTH — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission ordered several of the state's utility companies to return $200 million to consumers — including $18.7 million from Duluth-based Minnesota Power. That's possible thanks to lower corporate tax rates following the 2017 Tax...
August 10, 2018 - 7:47pm
Xcel building $200 million Foxtail Wind project in southeast North Dakota
FARGO -- Xcel Energy broke ground on the 150-megawatt Foxtail Wind project in southwestern North Dakota, which will have the capacity to provide...
August 10, 2018 - 6:00am
August 9, 2018
Meridian Energy seeks dismissal of PSC complaint
BISMARCK — Meridian Energy CEO William Prentice says the company no longer plans to build the Davis Refinery in stages, instead constructing...
August 9, 2018 - 7:53pm
By bashing Canada, Saudi Prince is weaponizing his oil wealth
For Saudi Arabia, a new version of checkbook diplomacy is taking shape. The kingdom used to pursue a behind-the-scenes foreign policy, deploying...
August 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
August 8, 2018
Minnesota experiencing clean energy job boom, but skilled workers are hard to find
ST. PAUL—Six years ago, IPS Solar in Roseville had just four employees. Today, it has more than 40 and expects to keep growing. Eric Pasi, chief development officer of the commercial solar developer and installer, says much of that increase is due to legislation approved in...
August 8, 2018 - 8:58pm
August 6, 2018
Dakota Access developer files amended complaint against Greenpeace
BISMARCK—Energy Transfer Partners filed an amended complaint Monday, Aug. 6, in its lawsuit seeking as much as $1 billion in damages from Greenpeace and other organizations that opposed the Dakota Access Pipeline. The pipeline developer alleges Greenpeace and others led a misinformation...
August 6, 2018 - 8:30pm
2 produced water spills reported in North Dakota
BISMARCK — A produced water spill, resulting from a pipeline leak about 2 miles northwest of Dickinson in Stark County, occurred on Friday,...
August 6, 2018 - 4:19pm
August 2, 2018
Fond du Lac Band open to Line 3 pipeline passing through reservation
DULUTH—The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa said they are willing to allow Enbridge Energy to route the new Line 3 oil pipeline...
August 2, 2018 - 7:59pm
Dickinson refinery proposes switch to vegetable oil
DICKINSON, N.D. -- The owner of a small crude oil refinery in western North Dakota is proposing to convert the facility to process vegetable...
August 2, 2018 - 11:01am
July 28, 2018
Group launches concerns over truck traffic for proposed North Dakota refinery
BISMARCK—Members of an environmental group challenging the Davis Refinery argue the developer's plans have changed significantly since...
July 28, 2018 - 9:16am
July 23, 2018
What's that smell? Cleanup of polluted soil at downtown site unleashes odor, brings safety measures
FARGO — People living, working or passing through the western edge of downtown Fargo have probably caught a whiff of a mothball-like smell...
July 23, 2018 - 6:44am
July 22, 2018
Timber, taconite and more: Iron Range cities diversify business as unemployment plunges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range communities are experiencing record-low unemployment. That shouldn't be surprising. The desirability of taconite...
July 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
July 17, 2018
Construction to begin on Belfield refinery in western North Dakota
BISMARCK—Meridian Energy Group announced Tuesday, July 17, it is starting site construction for the Davis Refinery near Belfield, a project...
July 17, 2018 - 2:51pm