PSC green lights ethane pipeline

(Bismarck Tribune )

The North Dakota Public Service Commission gave the green light Wednesday for a short ethane pipeline project in western North Dakota. The three-member commission unanimously approved the...
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Oil Patch economy settling into 'new normal'

(Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service)

WILLISTON, N.D. - Drilling is down and hotel vacancies are up, but participants at a conference Wednesday said there are still reasons to be optimistic about Williston's economy. Peter Elzi, a...
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Big Rail's little cousins find boon in U.S. oil-by-rail bust


Amid the rolling mountains surrounding this quiet town in southwest New York state, tucked away on miles-long stretches of underused rail tracks, hundreds of idle oil tank cars attest to the extent of...
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Reducing the Flaring of Natural Gas

(Mary Cate Mannion, KFYR-TV )

Today 18 percent of the natural gas that comes out of the ground in the Bakken is being burned. " The goal is to reduce flaring as much as possibly but it's going to take us a bit to get there with this...
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North Dakota rigs hold steady after rough week

(Daniel J. Graeber, UPI)

BISMARCK, N.D., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- After a volatile week for crude oil markets, state data Monday from North Dakota show rig activity, a barometer of energy sector health, remained steady. State data...
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North Dakota's oil and gas industry not expected to meet next flaring goal, seeks delay

(Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service )

BISMARCK - North Dakota's oil and gas industry and the state's top oil regulator are asking a panel to delay the next goal for reducing the flaring of natural gas, citing unforeseen circumstances including a...
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