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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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Investigation: Top oil producer in Bakken accused of hiring contractor that stockpiled oilfield waste


By Amy Dalrymple Today at 6:47 a.m. WATFORD CITY, N.D. – The top oil producer in the Bakken is linked to an investigation into radioactive oilfield waste that was stockpiled in rural McKenzie County. Continental Resources suspended RP Services as a contractor after learning allegations from the North Dakota Department of Health that used filter socks were improperly disposed of, said Eric Eissenstat, ...

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Both sides question ‘extraordinary places’ proposal


By Nick Smith A proposal that would designate state landmarks for special protection goes before the state Industrial Commission today with questions raised by conservation groups and the oil industry. The conservation groups believe some of its language could water down the process, while officials with the Department of Mineral Resources believe it provides flexibility. The Industrial Commission meeting begins at ...

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Registration opening for North Dakota oil expo

BISMARCK, ND. (AP) – Registration begins this month for Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that will be held later this year in Bismarck. The Williston Basin Petroleum Conference is scheduled for May 20-22at the Bismarck Civic Center. Registration begins on Jan. 29. Officials are expecting more than 3,500 people at this year’s conference. The event has alternated in recent years at ...

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North Dakota Petroleum Council forms natural gas flaring task force

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According to a press release from the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC), a task force has been formed to lead the industry’s efforts to drastically reduce natural gas flaring in North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields. The Flaring Task Force will officially address the North Dakota Industry Commission (NDIC) at 1:15 p.m. on October 22, 2013, and will present a report to ...

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