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Gov. Steve Bullock urges infrastructure in State of State

HELENA, Mont. — Gov. Steve Bullock says in order for Montana to flourish state government must provide good roads, 21st century classrooms, safe bridges and clean drinking water. He used his second State of the State address Wednesday evening at the Capitol in Helena to promote his proposal to spend nearly $400 million on infrastructure projects. The Democrat’s Build Montana ...

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Fact check: Both sides in Keystone XL debate bend facts

WASHINGTON — Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Canada to the Gulf, say the privately funded, $8 billion project is a critically needed piece of infrastructure that will create thousands of jobs and make the U.S. dependent on oil from friends, rather than foes. Critics claim it will disastrously increase the pollution blamed for global warming ...

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ND committee considers ‘surge funding’ for infrastructure

BISMARCK, N.D. — Officials from western North Dakota’s oil-producing region pleaded with lawmakers Friday to expedite hundreds of millions of dollars in special funding so that infrastructure projects can begin by this summer. “We will not have a construction season without this surge money,” Mountrail County Commissioner Greg Boschee told the Senate Appropriations Committee, which helps write the two-year budget ...

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Oil patch towns looking to catch up with demands

BISMARCK, N.D. — City officials in the North Dakota oil patch say they are forging ahead with housing and infrastructure projects despite the forecast for a downturn in drilling in the next year. Watford City Mayor Brent Sanford tells the Bismarck Tribune that development and land sales are not slowing down because housing needs for permanent oil field workers have not ...

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Joint ventures to develop oil infrastructure in North Dakota

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Phillips 66 Partners and Paradigm Energy are establishing two joint ventures in order to aid North Dakota in its quest for more oil development infrastructure. These ventures will support two projects, the Sacagawea Pipeline and the Palermo Rail Terminal. The Sacagawea Pipeline will transport oil from McKenzie County to rail and pipeline receivers in Mountrail County. It will be 76 miles long ...

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Port is called a ‘critical link’

ALBANY — Global Partners, in a presentation this week to analysts, calls its Albany terminal a “critical link in North American infrastructure” for moving and storing crude oil and other products. The Waltham, Mass.-based company, which operates a 1.4-million-barrel terminal at the Port of Albany, also said rail improvements at the port had tripled the amount of oil it can ...

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Two La. Entergy subsidiaries looking to merge

Entergy Louisiana, LLC and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, LLC are looking to merge into one entity, according to a press release from Entergy on Wednesday. The two companies have requested permission from the Louisiana Public Service Commission on Tuesday to become one company. The move is part of a plan to continue economic growth within the state. By joining, Entergy ...

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KLJ study predicts increased infrastructure woes for ND in next 5 years


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ Last October KLJ commissioned a study to find the projected impact of the oil boom in western North Dakota over the next five years. The findings of the study are not surprising. Areas like Williston, Dickinson and Minot will have to more rapidly develop their housing and public infrastructure. The oil field employee ...

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