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Energy-focused media companies form partnership

crude life, bakken.com,

FARGO, ND – Energy Media Group, which manages a number of energy related news sites (Bakken.com) and The Crude Life, a digital, radio and print network dedicated to telling the story of the Bakken, announced today they are bringing their audiences and resources together to create a comprehensive platform for energy related news, content and advertising. “This alliance is something ...

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Texas company buying 4 North Dakota TV stations for $44M

BISMARCK, N.D. — Texas-based Nexstar Broadcasting Group is buying four CBS-affiliated TV stations in North Dakota for $44 million. Nexstar is buying KXMC in Minot, KXMB in Bismarck, KXMA in Dickinson and KXMD in Williston from Reiten Television. Nexstar also will provide sales and other services to the market’s two ABC-affiliated stations owned by Forum Communications, in continuation of Reiten’s ...

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North Dakota regulator calls Bakken ‘an exclusive club’

Oil Production on the rise

Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s top energy industry regulator says he expects April’s oil production figures to be over 1 million barrels daily. State Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms spoke on Wednesday at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, which has drawn more than 4,000 people for three days of events. He says he expects oil production ...

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Dalrymple: State has been ‘easy on companies’ for flaring, but adds: ‘Those days are over’

By Katherine Lymn, The Dickinson Press Bismark- North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple made some of his strongest public comments yet to industry about flaring in a speech Wednesday at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. Regulators and industry are using the conference — which is occurring just over a week before new flaring reduction measures take effect June 1 — to ...

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270 Fracking Wells Account For 60 Percent Of All Flaring In North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Just 274 wells accounted for around 60 percent of all flaring of natural gas in North Dakota in December, a researcher said Tuesday at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck. Chad Wocken, senior research manager at the Energy and Environmental Research Center, a contract research firm housed at the University of North Dakota, discussed flaring ...

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Oil basin conference is big deal

By The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead Some 3,500 registrants are expected at the three-day Williston Basin Petroleum Conference, which opened Tuesday in Bismarck. Don’t be surprised if that number reaches or surpasses 4,000. The conference has become one of the largest (if not the largest), and one of the most important in North Dakota. The Bakken oil play is international news. ...

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Bakken takes center stage: Research to examine state’s new workforce

By Katherine Lymn, The Dickinson Press BISMARCK — Research funded by the North Dakota Industrial Commission will examine the state’s new workforce, with hopes of informing companies that need workers and communities that need to plan for them. The study was announced at a set of sessions at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference’s opening day that focused on how the ...

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