BISMARCK – House budget writers on Monday significantly scaled back a proposal to boost the share of oil tax revenue going to oil-producing counties, while also removing Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, West Fargo and Jamestown from the list of cities that would share in the funding.
BISMARCK – North Dakota Democrats and Republicans traded barbs Tuesday as House budgeters prepared to take up one of the most anticipated bills of the session Wednesday, the $1.1 billion “surge” funding bill to give oil-impacted counties a head start on the upcoming construction season.
As the City of Dickinson searches for a replacement for former Community Development Director Ed Courton, it’s restructuring the department that has played a large role in overseeing the city’s growth over the past few years.
WILLISTON, N.D. - Civeo Corp, which provides temporary housing for oilfield workers and miners, slashed its workforce on Monday and said revenue could fall by a third as slumping crude prices force oil producers to cut costs.
ANTLER, N.D. -- As state officials met in Bismarck to approve new oil conditioning standards and to discuss the drop in crude oil prices, landowners from the oil patch gathered at a separate meeting to review a different side of the Bakken oil boom -- spills, soil contamination and landowner rights.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Mauricio Gomez drove a truck more than 1,500 miles from Houston hauling pipe to North Dakota’s oil patch only to find the bridge on a main traffic route closed, creating a detour that added another 100 miles to his trip.
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