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Western ND saltwater tank explodes causing 2700-barrel spill

Saltwater tank explodes

Saltwater tank explodes in western ND, causing fire, 2,700-barrel spill ALEXANDER, N.D. – A saltwater tank exploded near here Thursday causing several tanks to catch fire and spill about 2,700 barrels of saltwater and oil, the North Dakota Department of Health said. By: Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service, INFORUM ALEXANDER, N.D. – A saltwater tank exploded near here Thursday causing ...

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Enbridge Energy wants to build massive pipeline


A company originating in Canada placed an application to build the largest pipeline which would span 612 miles from North Dakota into both Minnesota and Wisconsin. Enbridge Energy, as of Tuesday, is attempting to tie down agreements from major oil producers which is a pivotal piece of getting the plans for the $2.6 billion pipeline off the ground. The pipeline ...

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Group of leaders put together to make plans on the $1.4 billion dollar ND Legacy Fund


New group to focus on how to spend, invest ND Legacy Fund that tops $1.4 billion BISMARCK – A nonprofit organization that specializes in energy policy is pulling together a broad panel of leaders and planning public input meetings to discuss how North Dakota should spend its Legacy Fund, which oil and gas revenue has helped swell to $1.4 billion. ...

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Gas drops, crude oil rises

nd oil

Wed Nov 6, 2013 4:04pm EST By Anna Louie Sussman NEW YORK, Nov 6 (Reuters) – U.S. crude futures rose by more than $1 a barrel on Wednesday, rebounding from four-month lows on unexpectedly large falls in U.S. fuel supplies. The U.S. benchmark’s discount to European Brent crude narrowed by $2 to a low of just under $10 during the session. Brent ...

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14 arrested in Dickinson area in sex offender sweep


14 arrested in multiagency sweep of Stark County for sex offenders DICKINSON, N.D. – A multiagency sweep and effort to make sure all sex offenders are in compliance with state and federal law netted 14 arrests this week. By: Katherine Grandstrand, Forum News Service, INFORUM   DICKINSON, N.D. – A multiagency sweep and effort to make sure all sex offenders are ...

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President Obama passes on Congressman Kevin Cramer’s invite

Kevin Cramer

DICKINSON, N.D. – North Dakota’s lone member of the U.S. House said he doesn’t think President Barack Obama gave his invitation to visit the state serious consideration. Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer said Wednesday that he was disappointed but not shocked that Obama declined his invitation to visit the state for the first time during his presidency. Cramer sent the invitation ...

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Natural gas industry remains optimistic amid current troubles

natural gas

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Key findings from Black & Veatch’s 2013 Strategic Directions in the North American Natural Gas Industry report show an industry embarking on a period of sustained growth driven by low-cost shale gas resources. However, for the economy to fully realize its benefits, industry leaders will have to address the challenges of ...

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Chinese oil, the big guessing game

chinese oil demand

Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:00pm EDT * Oil traders hunt for smarter ways to assess demand, supply in China * More boots on the ground for the trading edge * Lack of data on China’s crude stocks, refinery operations By Manash Goswami SINGAPORE, Nov 1 (Reuters) – What do the Chinese cities of Qingdao, Ningbo and Dalian have in common ...

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