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Hess, Targa to build $150M Gas Plant

Hess Midstream Partners LP announced today the formation of a 50/50 joint venture with Targa Resources Corp. to construct a new 200 million standard cubic feet per day gas processing plant called Little Missouri Four (LM4). The new gas plant will be located at Targa’s existing Little Missouri facility, south of the Missouri River in McKenzie County, North Dakota. Targa ...

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Heitkamp considered for energy secretary

Heidi Heitkamp, methane rule

Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp was invited to Trump Tower today for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. Rumors are circulating that the North Dakota senator is being considered for Secretary of Energy. With oil and gas production as one of the top revenue-driving industries in the state, having a North Dakota advocate in the position would ensure the state’s needs ...

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Heitkamp Announces $240,000 in Federal Funding to Support Pipeline Safety Programs (Press Release)

Heidi Heitkamp, methane rule

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced more than $240,000 in federal funds to protect North Dakota families and communities by supporting the state’s pipeline safety programs. “Keeping our pipelines safe will help keep communities across North Dakota safe,” said Heitkamp. “As energy development creates jobs and opportunity in North Dakota, I’ve been working to make sure we ...

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ND Petroleum Council: Vote will lift oil export ban to provide long-term benefits, energy security

Bismarck, N.D. – The vote in the United States Senate and House of Representatives to lift the ban on crude oil exports will strengthen the nation’s national security, keep energy prices low for consumers and help add stability to an otherwise volatile commodity market said Ron Ness, president of the North Dakota Petroleum Council. “The petroleum sector has been an ...

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Minnesota congressional delegation splits on Keystone rejection

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline Friday split Minnesota’s U.S. Senate and House delegations. “The State Department has decided that the Keystone XL Pipeline would not serve the national interest of the United States,” Obama said. “I agree with that decision.” The president called the pipeline “a campaign cudgel” used by both parties that “obscured the ...

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Obama’s Keystone XL decision irks North Dakota US lawmakers

BISMARCK, N.D. — Members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation say President Barack Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline is disappointing. Obama says he’s rejecting the pipeline because he does not believe it serves the national interest. Republican Sen. John Hoeven and Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp both think the decision is political. Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer says Obama’s decision is ...

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Heitkamp, Hoeven criticize Obama following Keystone request

BISMARCK, N.D. — U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven are criticizing the Obama administration’s long delay in approving the proposed Keystone XL pipeline after the operator asked the U.S. State Department to pause its review of the project. The remarks from the North Dakota senators came Monday after TransCanada’s announcement. The fate of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline has languished for ...

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