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Hess shows off upgraded Tioga gas plant


TIOGA, N.D. — State officials have joined leaders of the oil conglomerate Hess Corp. in celebrating the upgrade of the company’s gas plant in Tioga. COO Greg Hill says the facility’s upgrade has reduced flaring from between 25 and 30 percent to between 15 and 20 percent. The company expects to reduce flaring to below 10 percent in the coming ...

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Oil patch leaders back governor’s decision


By Nick Smith, The Bismark Tribune Gov. Jack Dalrymple found support in the oil patch for his decision not to call a special legislative session to address infrastructure needs and his promise to seek quick action next session to pass emergency funding. Chief among concerns by local leaders was whether or not lawmakers would be united in their willingness to address ...

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Conservation group proposing to restore wetlands

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 By KEVIN BURBACH | Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D.  — An international habitat conservation and hunting organization wants to buy farmland to restore wetlands in North Dakota, but it must first get approval this week from key agricultural and wildlife groups. Ducks Unlimited wants to buy 47 acres north of Carrington from a local farmer to restore the former wetlands and ...

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Dennis: Regulators should be more proactive

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By Tom Dennis, Grand Forks Herald It took explosions, fires and deaths before federal and state regulators got grimly serious about the risks of transporting Bakken oil. Likewise, it took the discovery of mounds of dumped oil-field waste before North Dakota regulators made safe disposal a top priority. Now, here’s a suggestion for North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple and his regulatory ...

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Land Board grants $8 million to Watford City for school-related infrastructure


By Forum News Service BISMARCK — The state Land Board voted unanimously Monday to grant a special request by Watford City and the McKenzie County School District for $8 million in energy impact grant dollars to help pay for infrastructure needed to support a new $50 million high school and residential development. Board members also committed to providing the school district ...

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Private land removed from special places proposal


By Nick Smith A proposal to protect places deemed special or extraordinary from energy development was changed to exclude private land before it was unanimously approved Monday by the North Dakota Industrial Commission. The approval follows a monthlong public comment period that resulted in more than 500 comments. Gov. Jack Dalrymple proposed an amendment at the beginning of Monday’s hearing that removed ...

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