22
Oct
North Dakota regulators relax natural gas flaring mandate
Oil companies that exceed goals meant to curb the wasteful burning of natural gas will be given credits that can be traded to offset times when targets are unmet, North Dakota regulators decided Thursday.

15
Oct
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13
Oct
Oil production down 20,000 barrels in August
Oil production dropped by more than 20,000 barrels per day in August as companies sought to stay within statewide flaring guidelines while also completing fewer wells to position themselves for higher future oil prices.

09
Oct
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06
Oct
Company agrees to added safety measure for proposed pipeline under Lake Sakakawea
One of the partners behind a proposed crude oil pipeline that would pass under Lake Sakakawea has agreed to install an additional safety measure to ease concerns about how quickly a spill could pollute the lake.

01
Oct
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Bakken Stock Watch

30
Sep
Hearing on Dakota Access Pipeline begins in South Dakota
South Dakota opponents of a proposed $3.8 billion pipeline to move North Dakota oil east say they worry it could contaminate water supplies and productive farmland and harm habitat for wildlife, including endangered species.

27
Sep
Oil industry workers seek unemployment benefits
As Halliburton officials confirmed laying off workers at its Williston offices earlier this month, many in the industry are anticipating more layoffs to come as the price of oil and the state drilling rig count continue to drop.