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Dunn County commissioners make landowner rights top priority in pipeline talks


On Wednesday, Dunn County commissioners met with representatives of Texas-based Energy Transfer to cautiously discuss landowner relations as they move forward with their new pipeline project. The Dickinson Press reported that the pipeline project is valued at $3.7 billion. The Dakota Access Pipeline, or colloquially called the Bakken Pipeline, will have the capability of transferring 570,000 barrels per day from ...

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ONEOK proposes gas plant in ND


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ The Dickinson Press reported today that ONEOK, a company that recently began construction on a gas processing plant near Watford City, is also planning to build a gas processing plant in Dunn County. ONEOK has stated on several occasions that its plants would help aid North Dakota in the fight against flaring. North Dakota legislation has ...

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Dust control study using brine coming to Dunn County

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Dunn county officials decided at a meeting on July 2nd that they would pursue a study that applies oil-field produced wastewater to the county’s notoriously dusty roads. Unpaved roads that are often used by the oil and gas industry produce a massive amount of dust while large trucks travel back and forth on them. ...

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Dunn County hosting meet-and-greet in Killdeer Thursday

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By Katherine Lymn , The Dickinson Press Dunn County will host an emergency responder meet-and-greet in Killdeer on Thursday afternoon. The event will give county residents a chance to get to know emergency responders like the fire department, Killdeer Area Ambulance, law enforcement and the Spirit Lifeline helicopter. Related: Killdeer, New Town runway projects may draw from funds intended for Williston airport The ...

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Killdeer airport expansion plans take shape


By Katherine Lymn KILLDEER, N.D. — Dunn County’s Weydahl Field Airport has come a long way since a summer storm last year destroyed its hangar and three planes. The runway reopened a month ago and plans are already underway for its replacement, which would be a little wider than the current one. The airport signed the last purchase agreements this month ...

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Dunn County says battlefield study too big


By Lauren Donovan KILLDEER, N.D. — The Dunn County Commission said it can’t support a study of the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield in its present wide-angled scope, but left the door open for one on a smaller scale. The study under the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program sets out a 17,000-acre area to be investigated for how and where ...

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Bakken Briefings

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Heavy trucks tear up roads Overweight semi trucks that are tearing up Divide County roads have become a significant concern for Sheriff Lauren Throntveit. “We weighed 11 gravel trucks in the last couple of months and all 11 were over weight,” Throntveit said. Worse, he said, is that truckers don’t seem to care. They take the risk because of the ...

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Dunn County Commission Will No Longer Tolerate Injury to Public Roads

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By: Glenn Eckelberg, Dunn County Chair Oil and gas producers in Dunn County, ND have been causing massive amounts of injury to public roads. In 2013 Dunn County has experienced growing problems with companies affiliated with energy development driving tracked vehicles on public roads in violation of North Dakota law. In some instances, these tracked vehicles were driven on roads ...

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