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Meridian Reaches Another Major Bakken Milestone, LOI Signed

Meridian Energy Group says the proposed refinery project in Belfield, North Dakota is on schedule. (Image: Rongy Benjamin via Flickr)

Meridian Energy Group, Inc. recently announced it has signed a letter of intent (“LOI”) with a specialty engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) solutions provider based in Houston, Texas (the “Contractor”) to initially complete a front end engineering and design (“FEED”) study for the Davis Refinery in Belfield, North Dakota. Additionally, the LOI establishes the terms and conditions under which Meridian ...

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Local Support Continues for the Davis Refinery in Stark and Billings Counties

Meridian Energy Group, Inc. recently hosted an “Appreciation Meet and Greet” for the neighboring town of Belfield on Tuesday, March 27th regarding the Davis Refinery.  The Davis Refinery is being considered an innovative refinery project, and is being watched closely by the state, nation and even globe due to its proposed cutting-edge technology. More than sixty enthusiastic community members attended ...

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Coalition of labor groups opposes North Dakota oil pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. — A coalition of four labor groups says a company proposing a crude oil pipeline in southwest North Dakota can’t be trusted to build and operate the line safely. Officials with Laborers International Union of North America say they will testify in opposition to the project at a public hearing Thursday in Belfield. The 15-mile-long pipeline is being ...

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New landfill coming to North Dakota

North Dakota may be welcoming its 12th landfill in the near future. Chris Kreger, an IHD Environmental representative who is managing the landfill project, said the facility would take drilling cuttings and mud.  It would also collect waste from wells within a 50-mile radius.  Kreger is discussing the project on Monday when his company hosts an informal meeting for the ...

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Brine and production water spill in North Dakota

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays MediaGoogle+ Two separate oil production water spills occurred this week in North Dakota. The first incident occurred on Monday as the result of a pipeline leak. It was reported Wednesday that 2,000 barrels of water spilled six miles south of Marmath from a Paynter Source well owned by Denbury Onshore. The second resulted in 350 ...

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Belfield shows support for school upgrade: BPS pulls in almost 100 comment cards on project

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By Katherine Lymn klymn@thedickinsonpress.com BELFIELD — The majority of responses to an informal survey from the Belfield Public School so far show support for improving school infrastructure in some way, Superintendent Wade Northrop said at a public input meeting at the school’s gym Thursday evening. That’s based on about 100 responses returned from about 900 sent out, Northrop said. The ...

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Water down the issue: County, transportation officials meet to discuss dust problem

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By Katherine Lymn on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:41 p.m. KILLDEER — As representatives from oil-impacted western North Dakota counties discussed road issues at a round-table meeting Tuesday, one issue hovered in the air: dust. Using oilfield-produced water to prevent dust on country roads is one solution getting tried out in various counties, county and North Dakota Department of Transportation officials said at ...

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Woman charged with prostitution in Belfield has initial appearance, denies charges

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By Katherine Lymn on Feb 12, 2014 at 3:06 p.m. A woman charged with promoting prostitution in Belfield had her first court appearance Wednesday, where she adamantly denied the charge. Christmas Davis, who bailed out of jail after her Jan. 27 arrest, said she’d be applying for a public defender and entered a not guilty plea. Belfield City Attorney Sandra Kuntz cited Davis’ ...

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Western N.D. town’s utilities close to ‘maxed out’

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 By Katherine Lymn, Forum News Service  A representative from American Landmark Group, which is planning a 42-acre “Belfield Crossing” multi-use development north of downtown, informed city representatives that the development would require new utilities infrastructure because the city is almost maxed out of power and natural gas. ALG’s Hal Hayman warned the city at the Jan. 21 planning and zoning ...

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