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January 13, 2018
Buck Hill is the highest observation point in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Consultants for Meridian Energy Group estimate that a water vapor plume from the Davis Refinery may be visible from this point for about 15 daylight hours per year. Jack Dura / Bismarck Tribune
Concerns remain about refinery's impact to Theodore Roosevelt National Park views
January 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
January 10, 2018 - 6:58pm
December 15, 2017
Wild horses roam on the eastern edge of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. An oil refinery is being proposed just a few miles away. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
December 15, 2017 - 2:17pm
December 1, 2017
A five acre piece of farmland north of Golden Valley, N.D., owned by John and Leona Flemmer, listen to Lonnie Jacobson, middle, is the site for the North Dakota Carbon Storage Assurance and Facility Enterprise carbon capture research project site in coal country. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Study aims to determine feasibility of underground carbon dioxide storage
December 1, 2017 - 6:01pm
August 17, 2015
Offshore oil platforms are seen at the Bouri Oil Field off the coast of Libya August 3, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
Crude oil prices near their lowest in 6.5 years
August 17, 2015 - 2:58pm
November 26, 2014
North Dakota hires consultant to study ways to improve response to crude oil incidents
November 26, 2014 - 10:50am
July 31, 2014
Floorhands remove pipe on the floor of Whiting Petroleum Corp. oil drilling rig southwest of Belfield, N.D., on Monday, April 22, 2013. (Photo by Dustin Monke)
Report: Almost 1 in 7 North Dakota private sector jobs tied to oil and gas
July 31, 2014 - 9:20am
July 26, 2014
Tuning up the business: Oil isn’t the only thing Valvoline is changing
July 26, 2014 - 10:51am
June 17, 2014
The state produced an average of 1,001,149 barrels per day in April, according to preliminary figures released by the state Tuesday.
North Dakota oil production hits 1 million barrels per day
June 17, 2014 - 2:41pm
May 26, 2014
Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service Kevin Black, pictured Thursday at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, is a recent North Dakota State University engineering graduate who works for Baker Hughes in Minot.
Engineer expects long career in oil business
May 26, 2014 - 11:20am
May 13, 2014
North Dakota oil production up, but not 1 million barrels yet
May 13, 2014 - 10:24am
May 12, 2014
State and local officials are responding to a well control incident at an oil and gas well northwest of Tioga, the Department of Mineral Resources said Monday.
Well control incident reported near Tioga
May 12, 2014 - 12:35pm
May 8, 2014
Gov. Jack Dalrymple
Dalrymple calls for hold-even agency budgets with option for increases
May 8, 2014 - 4:23am
May 7, 2014
Between last October and April 14, Oklahoma experienced 183 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater, the USGS and Oklahoma Geological Survey said. That is an increase from the state's long-term average from 1978 to 2008 of only two magnitude 3.0 or larger quakes per year.
Feds: Energy mining's disposal wells may have role in Oklahoma's earthquakes
May 7, 2014 - 9:00am
May 6, 2014
Human trafficking survivor and victim advocate Windie Lazenko discusses the crime's growing presence in the Oil Patch at a roundtable Monday at the Williston Area Recreation Center. Katherine Lymn / Forum News Service
The Bakken's dirty secret: Sex trafficking has growing presence in Oil Patch, experts say
May 6, 2014 - 8:30am