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Fort Berthold non-profit tackles oil regulation

Fort Berthold non-profit tackles oil regulation

MANDAREE, N.D. – A newly formed commission to regulate oil and gas activity for a segment of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation launched this week, but questions remain about how it will work with existing tribal agencies.

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N.D. regulators grant more exceptions to gas flaring policy

BISMARCK – The North Dakota Industrial Commission granted more exceptions Tuesday to its natural gas flaring policy, and Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said officials have discussed possibly delaying a stricter gas capture goal set to take effect in January.

Pilot program to settle landowner, pipeline reclamation battles is underway

BISMARCK-A newly formed pilot program for pipeline reclamation is handling eight complaints since its start eight weeks ago and three more since the beginning of June.

$425 million oil refinery west of Dickinson marks grand opening

DICKINSON, N.D. – North Dakota Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner raised his fist as he encouraged the crowd around him to chant along.

Noess caps 25-years managing Central Electric

Noess caps 25-years managing Central Electric

MITCHELL-As rural America has grown, so has the world of electrical cooperatives.

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Cooperatives invest together to share solar energy information

Cooperatives invest together to share solar energy information

CARRINGTON, N.D. - On a grassy yard behind the Northern Plains Electric Cooperative office building sits an array of 16 solar panels, part of a $14,000 project that Northern Plains and Dakota Valley Electric Cooperative are doing together to document the costs of operating a small solar energy system.

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Jamestown Energy Park looking for more tenants

JAMESTOWN-Dakota Spirit AgEnergy is running well, according to Greg Ridderbusch, vice president for business development and strategy for Great River Energy and a member of the Spiritwood Energy Park Association Board of Directors.

Hearings conclude for Dakota Access, but regulators say more work to do

WILLISTON, N.D. — Many unresolved issues remained Friday after the Public Service Commission concluded its final public hearing on what would be the largest crude oil pipeline in North Dakota.

NextEra Energy still searching for potential wind farm location in southwest ND

The company that withdrew its application to build a $250 million wind farm in eastern Stark County isn't giving up on southwest North Dakota.

ENERGY: Startup brings UAVs to wind industry

Company creates application to monitor turbines remotely

BUSINESS INSIDER: The Networker

BUSINESS INSIDER: The Networker

Former Williston economic development director puts worldwide connections to work

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Small oil trigger boosts completed wells

BISMARCK – Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger says he's surprised by the strong number of wells that were completed in the past five months while a small oil tax trigger was in play.

Willmar wind turbines on track to hit output goal

Willmar wind turbines on track to hit output goal

WILLMAR — Willmar Municipal Utilities’ two wind turbines are on track for the second time during the past five and half years to hit the annual electric production goal of 8.3 million kilowatt-hours.

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PSC approves permits for crude pipeline under Lake Sakakawea

BISMARCK – Crude oil will soon have another route under Lake Sakakawea after the North Dakota Public Service Commission voted unanimously Monday to grant a permit for a nearly $105 million pipeline.

Mining companies to bid on Minnesota land that may hold metals

DULUTH, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is getting ready to hold another auction of state mineral leases -- plots of northern Minnesota land mining companies can bid on to explore for copper, nickel, gold and other valuable metals.

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