WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department has put on hold at least two companies' requests for permission to sell lightly processed crude abroad, effectively stalling an industry push to export an expanding glut of oil amid the U.S. shale revolution, sources said.
BELFIELD, N.D. - Byron Richard’s pickup bounces up and down over the washboard gravel road. He clutches the wheel with one hand and points with the other as he passes dozens of oil wells on land where once crops grew and cattle grazed. A few of the wells are decades old; most are new or under construction. Oil field vehicles of assorted shapes and sizes clog the road in places and kick up thick clouds of dust.RELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK, N.D. – To meet the demands of increased regional development and the energy boom from the Bakken oil fields in western North Dakota, Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. (KA) today announced that it will open an office in Bismarck, N.D.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Watford City Mayor Brent Sanford says it’s time to shift the focus on why the oil patch is important to the entire state.RELATED CONTENT
WASHINGTON — The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a “one size fits all” approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel and crude oil.
BEMIDJI, Minn. — An environmental group took to the water Friday to protest a proposed oil pipeline in northern Minnesota.RELATED CONTENT
DICKINSON, N.D. - City officials are getting ready to study how to use approximately 6,100 acres of land west of Dickinson.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - It’s no secret that North Dakota has been experiencing rapid growth since the Bakken oil boom began about eight years ago.
FARGO - Clouds of dust carried by prairie winds can impact everything from soil to crops, animals, humans, and the environment.
STANLEY, N.D. — For Dorothy Lantto, the price is finally right. Lantto, 69, of Stanley sat watching “The Price is Right,” a popular TV game show, in her new income-based one-bedroom apartment here at Southside Apartments, which is where she has been since May 1 thanks to the help of Mountrail County Social Services.RELATED CONTENT
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Environmentalist group Honor the Earth will hold a canoe rally Friday in Bemidji against the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline.
United Airlines will begin offering United Express service from Williston, N.D., to Houston beginning Aug.RELATED CONTENT
Pipeline projects pile up as Bakken crude, gas production increasesRELATED CONTENT
GRAFTON, N.D. - Study on the uses of excess capacity of a state-owned power plant in Grafton, N.D., has been given a $28,400 grant from the state Agricultural Products Utilization Commission.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The federal government on Wednesday proposed stricter rules for trains hauling crude oil after several derailments led to spills and explosions, including one near Casselton, N.D.RELATED CONTENT