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Bakken Rocks CookFest happening this week


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ The 6th annual Bakken Rocks! CookFest is happening this week on July 15th in Kenmare, ND and July 17th in Dunn Center, ND. The event is sponsored by The North Dakota Petroleum Council to thank citizens of areas of development. CookFest exists to educate residents and to celebrate the energy industry in Western ...

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North Dakota’s annual pay increased this year, thanks to oil and gas development


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media  Google+ North Dakota’s income average is on the rise, thanks to the well-paying jobs available in Western North Dakota’s oil producing counties. It has increased from $45,909 in 2012 to $49,779 in 2013. It has jumped 44 percent since 2007. Data shows the top rated counties are: Williams, Slope, McKenzie, Dunn, Mountrail, Stark, Mercer, ...

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Development of the Tyler formation in prospect mode

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 Dan Sharp for the Bismarck Tribune Since Hess Oil discovered oil near Tioga in 1951, companies have economically produced oil and natural gas from more than 20 geologic formations in North Dakota’s share of the Williston Basin. For nearly a decade, exploration and production has centered on the Bakken formation, which now accounts for about 95 percent of the state’s ...

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Update: No-travel advisory issued for Stark, Dunn, Billings counties

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By April Baumgarten  Officials in Stark and Dunn counties have issued a no-travel advisory, according to a press release. Law enforcement are advising drivers to not travel unless absolutely necessary in Stark County and Dickinson, Director of Emergency Services Bill Fahlsing said. Dunn County has also advised motorists to stay off Highways 200 and 22. Billings County also issued a no-travel ...

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600 barrels of brine leak in Dunn Co., all now recovered


By Katherine Lymn About 600 barrels of brine, or saltwater, leaked from piping at a Dunn County saltwater disposal well Tuesday and were recovered, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources announced Wednesday. Belfield-based MBI Energy Services reported the leak at the site about 16 miles southwest of Killdeer. A state inspector will visit the site, the DMR said. Original Post

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