WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama opposes a House bill that would speed approval of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.RELATED CONTENT
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Al Franken is blaming the recent spike in Minnesota gas prices in part on the Department of Energy’s decision to stop publishing refinery maintenance reports two years ago.RELATED CONTENT
CROOKSTON, Minn. – Already Polk County’s biggest taxpayer at $2.7 million annually, Enbridge Pipelines soon may be paying twice that much.RELATED CONTENT
DICKINSON, N.D. -- The building boom brought on by the oil boom has brought many new companies to North Dakota.RELATED CONTENT
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Darin Anderson uses a starter fertilizer for his 2013 corn; he looks behind him in the tractor cab to see the product flowing through “sight monitors” on his planting rig that verify the stuff is traveling properly through nozzles.RELATED CONTENT
ABERDEEN, S.D. — NorthWestern Energy has started operating a natural gas fired plant in Aberdeen to help meet electricity needs during times of peak demand.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Shares of Raven Industries Inc. tumbled Monday after the industrial products maker said its fiscal first-quarter net income fell 26 percent, as sluggish economic conditions hurt sales at all of its businesses.
CAMARILLO, Calif. — A new survey finds Minneapolis has the highest gas prices in the Lower 48 states.
DICKINSON N.D. -- The U.S. Department of the Interior released an updated draft of rules on hydraulic fracturing Thursday, but it appears those on both sides of the fracking issue are unhappy with the proposal.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Landfill employees here discovered at least two “hot loads” this week, illustrating why a group of North Dakota citizens is worried about the proper disposal of radioactive waste that comes with oil production.RELATED CONTENT
HOUSTON — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. remains unchanged this week, at 1,769.RELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK – Ample supplies of natural gas, and sharp increases in demand for electricity in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, have prompted utilities and cooperatives to boost capacity.
FARGO, N.D. – Xcel Energy is proposing two new natural gas-fired power plants 70 miles south of here to meet electricity needs at times of peak demand.
RAPID CITY, S.D. — Tribal representatives walked out of a meeting with U.S. State Department officials who came to Rapid City to discuss concerns about the Keystone XL pipeline project.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Thursday it will require companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations. The new “fracking” rule replaces a draft proposed last year that was withdrawn amid industry complaints that federal regulation could hinder an ongoing boom in natural gas production.