18
Aug
Judge permanently blocks Biden leasing pause in states that sued
A Louisiana judge issued a permanent injunction against the Biden administration’s moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on federal lands Thursday night, a day after another court tossed an earlier injunction against it.

05
Aug
NDPF Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients
The North Dakota Petroleum Foundation announced its 2022 Al Golden Scholars, Wednesday.

04
Aug
North Dakota Supreme Court strikes key portions of 'pore space' law
North Dakota’s Supreme Court on Thursday struck down key portions of a state law that a landowners group argued amounts to the unconstitutional taking of private property rights.

03
Aug
Oil, gas pipeline training and fusion course announced
The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) announced today that its next training seminar for the energy industry will be in North Dakota. Focusing on the proper use of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and composite pipe for oil and gas gathering water lines, it will be held Aug. 30- 31 at the Rough Rider Center in Watford City.

01
Aug
One Equity Partners merges Omni Environmental Solutions with Purity Oilfield Services
One Equity Partners has merged its portfolio company, OMNI Environmental Solutions (OMNI) with Purity Oilfield Services, (Purity), to create a new, environmental services and equipment organization. Terms of the private transaction have not been disclosed.

01
Aug
Save the Date and Be There! WDEA Annual Meeting Oct. 12-13
Get the date on your calendar! The annual meeting of the Western Dakota Energy Association will be held: October 12-13

29
Jul
How Manchin-Schumer would change energy, from oil to solar
The surprise climate deal struck between Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) and Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) this week could transform the U.S. energy sector, slashing emissions and delivering historic investments in clean technologies — although it meets many demands of GOP lawmakers and conservative Democrats on fossil fuels.

22
Jul
Feds Ordered to Turn Over DAPL Docs: Judge Rules Some Emails Are Not Privileged
A federal magistrate judge has ordered the federal government to turn over potentially hundreds of emails related to actions taken by federal agencies during the 2016-17 protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline.