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Housing Complex in Watford City Completed

Wolf Run Village

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — Construction has wrapped up on a 42-unit housing complex in Watford City for public service employees. A dedication ceremony was held Wednesday for the $8 million nonprofit complex dubbed Wolf Run Village that will provide affordable housing for public service workers such as teachers, law officers, emergency responders, and city and county employees. “Many people ...

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Williston ND to get Grainger Branch to support Bakken Oil Fields

Grainger

Williston, ND – Grainger announced the opening of its new branch in Williston, N.D. to support customers in the Bakken oil fields. “Grainger offers world-class solutions that are part of a multi-channel approach, which includes our sales team, eCommerce, programs to manage customer inventory more effectively, and a strong network of branches and contact centers,” said Doe Kittay, Vice President ...

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U.S. approves Lake Charles LNG Terminal

lake charles louisiana lng terminal

WASHINGTON Aug 7 (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Wednesday approved natural gas exports from a third U.S. facility as the government works through a long backlog of projects seeking permission to send gas abroad. The export terminal in Lake Charles, Louisiana, secured a conditional license from the Department of Energy to ship liquefied natural gas to all countries. The ...

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Bakken outskirts hold minerals as well

North Dakota mineral acreage

BISMARCK, N.D. — More than 54,000 mineral acres of land were up for lease Tuesday, many of which are on the periphery of areas with much oil and gas production. State Land Commissioner Lance Gaebe said tracts of land from 13 counties in the western and central part of the state were up for lease during the North Dakota Department of ...

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Interior Sec. Jewell to tour North Dakota

Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) — The U.S. Interior Department said Secretary Sally Jewell will visit active drilling sites when she meets with state officials in North Dakota. The department said the secretary will meet Tuesday with state Sens. John Hoeven, a Republican, and his Democratic counterpart, Heidi Heitkamp, during tours of oil operations in the state. The tour, Jewell’s first, ...

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Natural gas not the best option for everyone

Natural Gas

In a state that “flares,” or burns off, 29 percent of the gas it produces as it comes out of the ground, about 91 communities can use natural gas to heat their homes but it’s not an option for everyone. “It’s not as easy as flipping a switch,” said MDU Resources spokesman Rick Matteson. Installing natural gas in a community ...

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Small Shale Companies Outperforming Big Oil

EOG Resources

Oil explorers focused on high-margin shale drilling from Texas to North Dakota are set to outperform Big Oil this year. EOG Resources Inc. (EOG), Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD) and Continental Resources Inc. are poised to reap bigger returns for investors than energy titans 15 times their market values as they devote almost all their drilling capital to higher-margin, domestic ...

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Arsenal Energy Inc. Announces North Dakota Well Results

arsenal energy

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Jul 17, 2013) – Arsenal Energy Inc. (“Arsenal“) (AEI.TO) (AEYIF) is pleased to announce the successful drilling and completion of two Bakken wells at Stanley, North Dakota. Both wells were fracture stimulated over the two mile horizontal wellbore section. The John Paul 11-2H produced 1,442 bbl oil during a 24 hour test period at a flowing pressure ...

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ND oil boom to continue for a few more decades

nd oil boom

MEDORA, N.D. — Another report is out dissecting the possible long-term projections and implications of the Bakken energy play to western North Dakota and the findings are more of the same. North Dakota’s oil boom is here to stay — probably for a few more decades. Detailing a report entitled “Williston Basin 2012: Projections of Future Employment and Population,” North ...

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