25
Jan
Construction Begins For Bakken Area Skills Center
Construction for the Bakken Area Skills Center kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony July 18. This is a big step for the center as it has been in the works since 2016.

24
Jan
New scholarship for oil and gas workers proposed at ND Legislature
Legislators in Bismarck are looking at a bill that would create a new scholarship for oil and gas workers.

24
Jan
ND Petroleum Foundation – Al Golden Scholarship Open for Applications
The North Dakota Petroleum Foundation awards 10 scholarships of up to $2,000 each school year.

19
Jan
Oil and gas jobs are on the rise in the Bakken
The long-term outlook for jobs is positive throughout North Dakota and especially in Region 1, which includes Williams County.

10
Jan
North Dakota sues to end freeze on federal oil lease sales that costs state millions in lost revenue
North Dakota is suing the federal government over millions of dollars of royalties the state is losing because the Biden administration has frozen oil lease sales on federal lands.

06
Jan
State Sues Interior Over Cancelled Leases
The State of North Dakota filed a lawsuit this week against the US Department of Interior and the Bureau of Land Management over the cancellation of seven quarterly federal oil and gas lease sales in the state the past two years.

19
Dec
North Dakota Land Board Announces Full Completion of Missouri River Acreage Adjustment Project
The North Dakota Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) today announced full completion of the Missouri River Acreage Adjustment Project, which in total returned a net of approximately $130 million to North Dakota private mineral owners and oil and gas operators. Part I of the project totaled $120 million and was completed earlier this year. Part II totaled $10 million and was completed last week.

19
Dec
Blizzards, subzero temperatures causing significant drop in oil and gas production
North Dakota’s oil and gas production numbers are taking a huge hit due to the recent weather.