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NDPC scholarship apps due April 1

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Bismarck, N.D. – The North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) is seeking applicants for the Al Golden Memorial Scholarship program, which will provide a $2,000 scholarship to nine qualified college students pursuing a post-secondary education in geology, engineering, processing plant technology, science, technical skills or other careers related to the oil and gas industry. The application period will remain open until ...

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Helms Briefs Leaders on Oil Activity Forecast


ND DMR Press Release WILLISTON- Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, today updated County Commissioners, auditors and other state and local officials on his oil activity forecast during his annual address to the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties (NDAOGPC). “Visiting with the NDAOGPC is one of the most important talks I give ...

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Committee finds all crude is different, further study is needed


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ Bakken crude’s volatility in comparison to other types of crude has been an ongoing debate since a train derailment outside of Casselton, ND caused a giant explosion and evacuation of the area. Today a Congressional Committee attempted to address this issue and end this disagreement. There were five witnesses at the hearing: Timothy P. ...

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Oil regulators: “They really do seem to be picking on us”


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ Yesterday, the North Dakota Petroleum Council presented its study concerning the characteristics of Bakken crude to the Agricultural Commission. The Industrial Commission voted to schedule a hearing with the Department of Mineral Resources to gather input to help determine if steps are needed to reduce the volatility of Bakken crude at well sites following the ...

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Bakken Rocks CookFest happening this week


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ The 6th annual Bakken Rocks! CookFest is happening this week on July 15th in Kenmare, ND and July 17th in Dunn Center, ND. The event is sponsored by The North Dakota Petroleum Council to thank citizens of areas of development. CookFest exists to educate residents and to celebrate the energy industry in Western ...

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Railroad: Federal order won’t affect oil shipments

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By JAMES MacPHERSON | Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — The main railroad moving crude oil out of the rich Bakken formation in North Dakota and Montana said a new federal emergency order on rail shipments will not affect shipments. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday required railroads to inform state emergency management officials about the movement of large shipments ...

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EERC releases flaring solutions database


Chad Wocken In support of the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s Flaring Task Force, the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) created a database to house information regarding companies with technology and services capable of utilizing associated gas at the well site. To date, EERC’s database contains information from 35 companies and can be viewed at www.undeerc.org/flaring_solutions/Search.aspx. The types of technologies ...

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