3-day North Dakota oil expo, conference begins in Bismarck

(Associated Press, KX news)

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Organizers expect about 2,800 people to attend a three-day event in Bismarck highlighting the state's oil patch. The Williston Basin Petroleum Conference and Expo starts Tuesday...
Read More

Trump's take on oil, OPEC? N.D. speech may offer details


As is the case with most of his policy stands, Donald Trump has spoken only generally about how he thinks Washington should treat energy production in the U.S., expressing strong support for the oil...
Read More

Kevin Cramer's Ideas for Making American Energy Great Again

(Laura Curtis, Bloomberg)

Donald Trump should focus on spurring production of U.S. energy -- be it coal or wind -- to enhance national security, a congressional adviser to the campaign said. Representative Kevin Cramer, a...
Read More

Shale Drillers' Key to Survival: Efficiency

(Chester Dawson, Wall Street Journal)

WILLISTON, N.D.-Amid the abandoned worker camps, idled drilling rigs and empty field-office parking lots of western North Dakota, a shale industry reshaped by the oil-price collapse is beginning to...
Read More

Bismarck attorney files demand that oil and gas records not be destroyed

(Lauren Donovan, Bismarck Tribune)

A Bismarck attorney says he's not taking any chances and filed notice demanding the Department of Mineral Resources preserve its public records and not destroy or delete them. Derrick Braaten said he...
Read More

Trump taps N.D. Rep. Cramer on climate change, energy

(Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service)

WASHINGTON --- As Donald Trump advances to be the likely Republican nominee for president, North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer has Trump's ear on energy policy. Cramer said he's been tapped by Trump's...
Read More