- Doug Burgum’s bid for North Dakota governor came one step closer to reality with his Tuesday win in the primary. The republican candidate stressed policies that stress economic growth and capitalizing on North Dakota’s two most important industries: energy and agriculture.
2 & 3. Two spills in North Dakota this week got lots of interest on our site as well as on social media. Both accidents involved produced water, the mixture of saltwater and oil that can contain drilling chemicals.
4. While North Dakota continues to produce an incredible amount of oil, production numbers reflect the continued downturn in the market.
5. With the energy industry still in recovery mode across the globe, Alberta’s problem with uncapped wells might very well happen in any oil-producing area.