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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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North Dakota energy: Big brother, dirty air, and oil exports

It’s North Dakota’s energy industry versus the federal government and low oil prices, but state and federal officials are confident that despite mounting regulations and the current market, energy development in North Dakota will remain a fixture. At the Great Plains Empower North Dakota Energy Conference in Bismarck last week, Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Sen. John Hoeven, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and ...

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ND delegation applauds House vote to lift ban on oil exports

BISMARCK, N.D. — Members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation are pleased the U.S. House has approved a bill to lift a 40-year U.S. ban on crude oil exports. The Republican-controlled House approved the measure Friday despite a White House veto threat. U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer voted for the proposal. The Republican from oil-rich North Dakota says the U.S. should use ...

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Fargo airport gets grant to attract new Seattle flights

FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $500,000 to Fargo’s airport to help officials convince an airline to fly between the city and Seattle. North Dakota’s congressional delegation announced the funding Tuesday. The federal grant will be used to develop a new marketing program for Hector International Airport. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says the funding will help ...

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ND delegation slams new power plant greenhouse gas limits

BISMARCK, N.D. — President Barack Obama’s effort to cut greenhouse gases from U.S. power plants is drawing sharp criticism from North Dakota’s congressional delegation. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer say the new Environmental Protection Agency rules will drive up the cost of electricity at the expense of ratepayers and hurt the state’s economy. Hoeven says ...

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Officials from Canada, US meet to discuss drone development

BISMARCK, N.D. — Representatives from the United States and Canada are working together on regulations for unmanned aircraft systems. North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer hosted a panel discussion in Washington Wednesday with key players in drone development from the two countries. Canada is America’s No. 1 trading partner. North Dakota is home to one of six drone test sites in ...

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