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Which Eagle Ford producer came out on top in 2014?

There are plenty of companies responsible for pushing the Eagle Ford Shale Play over the 1 billion barrel benchmark last year when south Texas averaged roughly 1.6 million barrels a day. However, some businesses are booming over others in the Eagle Ford.  The second most productive shale play in the United States hosts some of the biggest producers in the ...

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320 barrels of brine released, contained near Tioga

BISMARCK, N.D. — The state oil authorities say all but five barrels of brine have been cleaned up from a spill that occurred near Tioga this weekend. The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division says the Hess Corporation reported on Saturday that 320 barrels of brine were released and contained at the BLDU central tank facility in Williams County. Brine ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, Dec. 31, 2014 Prices bring uncertainty to oil patch As oil prices have decreased, conversations on what it might mean to the state have done exactly the opposite. The newest oil boom that has enveloped western North Dakota has meant new jobs, rising state tax revenues, some definite growing pains and now, a ...

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Oklahoma energy sector in for big changes in 2015

Energy projections for 2015 are disparaging for many statewide, but encouraging at the pumps and wind farms. Wind energy in Oklahoma is expected to grow by nearly two-thirds next year according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Currently, wind farms comprise about 15 percent of all power in the state. This increase could fundamentally change the energy sector in Oklahoma, ...

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North Dakota oil production hits a lull

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North Dakota’s steep climb in oil production growth is hitting a lull as oil drillers retrench amid plummeting crude oil prices. State officials said Friday that oil production in October declined by about 4,000 barrels per day to 1.18 million daily barrels compared with September, the first decline in eight months. Drilling for new wells also declined and is expected ...

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