Energy Secretary nominee believed to be a good fit for North Dakota

(Kalsey Stults, The Dickinson Press)

President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for energy secretary, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, attended his confirmation hearing on Thursday. Perry was named Trump's nominee for energy secretary in...
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Helms: Regulations "blizzard" continues

(Renée Jean, Williston Herald)

A "blizzard" of regulations continues to blanket the energy sector, according to North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms. The director keeps a running tab of rules and...
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2016's Top 10 - No. 1: Crew camps nearly gone, but not without a fight

(Melissa Krause, Williston Herald)

Williston has been at the epicenter of oil activity, which made the city's decision to ban crew camps pivotal, as it raised questions of free enterprise and a city's power to regulate industry. The city's...
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More than 16 inches of snow falls in some parts of ND; and it could take days for some roads to open and power to be restored

(Forum News Service)

FARGO-Most of North Dakota could have used Santa's sleigh on Sunday and Monday, and into Tuesday, too. A holiday storm that started on Christmas Day shut down many roads in North...
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The protests at Standing Rock: Oil, water, race and treaty rights

(MPR News Staff)

The Dakota Access oil pipeline, which winds hundreds of miles from the oil fields of North Dakota to a pipeline hub in southern Illinois is almost entirely built - except for a section under Lake Oahe, a...
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Oil jobs on the rise

(Williston Herald)

The ambiance for oil has brightened considerably, with president-elect Donald Trump stacking his cabinet with oil-friendly figures and handshake deals overseas for OPEC, Russia and others...
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