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energy and mining
July 17, 2018
Construction to begin on Belfield refinery in western North Dakota
BISMARCK—Meridian Energy Group announced Tuesday, July 17, it is starting site construction for the Davis Refinery near Belfield, a project...
July 17, 2018 - 2:51pm
July 16, 2018
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
DULUTH—Enbridge Energy is giving landowners more time to decide if they want the old Line 3 oil pipeline removed from their property after regulators approved a replacement for the aging pipeline last month. The Calgary-based company filed proposals to comply with conditions...
July 16, 2018 - 9:48pm
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—A day after earning back mineral leases for one of his proposed mining operations, Tom Clarke learned he could be losing the mineral leases for his other mining company. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent a notice of termination on Thursday,...
July 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
July 1, 2018
North Dakota revenues humming along for current biennium, more forecasting ahead
BISMARCK — As North Dakota's various state revenues continue to meet or exceed forecast figures, those close to the numbers say there's reason to smile, but emphasized reality. State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt said Thursday that General Fund revenues from biennium-to-date are 2.1...
July 1, 2018 - 3:27pm
June 29, 2018
Complaint seeks to halt construction of Davis Refinery near ND national park
BISMARCK—Two groups filed a complaint Friday with North Dakota utility regulators that seeks to stop construction of an oil refinery near...
June 29, 2018 - 6:23pm
June 28, 2018
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
ST. PAUL — For some Northland residents, the approval of a new oil pipeline was reason to celebrate. For others, it was reason to grieve. As Public Utilities Commission members indicated their support for the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28,...
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
June 27, 2018
Missouri River study draws objections from royalty owners
BISMARCK—A study that aims to resolve disputes over oil and gas ownership under Lake Sakakawea could lead to even more lawsuits unless...
June 27, 2018 - 10:58am
June 25, 2018
Brine spill reported in western ND
BELFIELD, N.D. -- A tank leak caused 773 barrels, or 32,466 gallons, of brine to spill at a saltwater disposal well in Billings County, the North...
June 25, 2018 - 6:13pm
June 15, 2018
As N.D. oil production nears record, natural gas flaring climbs
BISMARCK—North Dakota oil production jumped 5.4 percent in April to more than 1.2 million barrels per day, coming in just shy of the state's...
June 15, 2018 - 7:28pm
June 13, 2018
Davis Refinery permit approved, Meridian faces potential appeals
BISMARCK—An air quality permit has been issued for an oil refinery that has drawn opposition for its proximity to Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the North Dakota Department of Health announced Wednesday, June 13. But Meridian Energy is facing potential appeals or legal challenges...
June 13, 2018 - 6:47pm
June 8, 2018
Senate amendment would push PolyMet land exchange
WASHINGTON—A proposed amendment to a U.S. Senate bill funding military spending would bypass ongoing court cases and approve the land swap proposed between PolyMet Mining Co. and the U.S. Forest Service. Senate Amendment 2523 to the National Defense Authorization Act, apparently...
June 8, 2018 - 11:22pm
June 6, 2018
Pipeline of brine spill not marked, ND officials say
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- A pipeline struck during construction last week in McKenzie County caused a brine spill of 200 barrels, or 8,400 gallons,...
June 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
June 1, 2018
Williston, Texas city reaping benefits of smart moves, oil exporting
WILLISTON, N.D.—The Permian came to call on the Bakken Thursday afternoon, May 31, and what followed was an interesting exchange of information...
June 1, 2018 - 11:32am
May 24, 2018
Why oil company leaders believe the Bakken is stronger now than ever before
BISMARCK—Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm said Wednesday the drop in oil prices may have been the best thing to happen to the industry....
May 24, 2018 - 2:05pm
May 17, 2018
Tax ruling on Enbridge has Minnesota counties concerned
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Area counties are concerned a recent decision by a Minnesota Tax Court regarding Enbridge Energy's oil pipeline system could leave them paying out potentially large refunds to the company. On Tuesday, May 15, tax court Judge Joanne Turner ruled the Minnesota Department...
May 17, 2018 - 7:21pm