23
Jul
Williams Co. Plans TENORM Hearing
The Williams County Commission is planning to hold a public hearing on a proposed ordinance that would limit the number of landfills in the county that could accept TENORM (technologically-enhanced naturally-occurring radioactive material).

21
Jul
Bakken only shale play to improve efficiency during pandemic
The Bakken was the only shale play in America to improve production efficiency per well during the pandemic, and that increase was substantial, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's Drilling Productivity Report.

21
Jul
Whiting Petroleum to Acquire Williston Basin Asset and Divest Colorado Asset
Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) (“Whiting” or the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into separate definitive agreements to acquire oil and gas assets in the Williston Basin of North Dakota and divest of all its oil and gas assets in the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado (the “Redtail assets”).

12
Jul
Shale oil now has a new benchmark that can replace WTI - a Brent of its own
American shale oil has a new benchmark, and a driving force behind it is one of the Bakken’s own.

09
Jul
State Sues Biden Over Lease Ban
The state of North Dakota is suing the Biden administration, including the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Land Management, over BLM's cancellation of scheduled auctions of oil and gas leases of public mineral rights in the state.

25
Jun
County to Consider TENORM Apps
The Williams County Commission has two big decisions to make Tuesday when it meets to consider the applications of companies seeking permits to dispose of TENORM in local landfills.

22
Jun
Dakota Access lawsuit dismissed; future challenges possible
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed the lawsuit filed by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe challenging the operation of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

18
Jun
TENORM Disposal Projects Stalled
The fate of two applications for landfill disposal of TENORM waste in Williams County is uncertain after the county planning and zoning commission recommended denial of one permit and postponed action on the other.