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Report: Inspections key to preventing oil pipeline leaks

BISMARCK, N.D. — A new report says the best way to prevent pipeline leaks is through proper installations, inspections and learning from the past. The report done by the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center was presented Wednesday to the state Industrial Commission. It’s the first phase of a two-part, $1.5 million report authorized by the Legislature ...

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Doing more with less: Carbonating the Bakken

In an effort to maximize the production potential of Bakken oil wells, the University of North Dakota Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC) is leading the charge in demonstrating the value of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques amidst the current, undulating, oil price market. Within the span of one year, oil prices have dropped by nearly half, causing oil and ...

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UND research center granted $2.5 million for carbon studies

The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at University of North Dakota has received $2.5 million in federal funding for carbon management research, reports the Bismarck Tribune. The funding, provided by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), will permit the center to carry on with its research exploring carbon-enhanced oil recovery and carbon-capture technology. Associate Director for Research John Harju ...

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