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EPA finishing Ector Drum clean up

EPA finishing Ector Drum clean up

Environmental Protection Agency officials expect to finish the clean-up this week of a defunct business with thousands of abandoned oil drums, after about four months and almost $2 million in taxpayer money. The site at 2525 and 2604 North Marco Ave., was the home of Ector Drum, which also operated under the name Lone Star Drum. Before going out of ...

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Wife of man indicted for murder-for-hire faces charges

Sarah Creveling, murder, James Henrikson

FARGO, N.D. — The wife of a man who has been indicted in a murder-for-hire scheme that originated in the North Dakota oil patch is facing criminal charges for an alleged scam involving oilfield trucks. According to a federal indictment unsealed Thursday, Sarah Creveling is charged with four counts, including conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering. Creveling and ...

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Pour me another one, Oilman

Over the years the oil boom in the U.S. has stirred many people to develop fun, new products related to the industry. One idea that seems to be a big hit are oil inspired cocktails and shots. Now, some sound and look like they aren’t that bad, but others are questionable. Lucky for you, I have taken the time to ...

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A couple’s boom, busted

Work on the drilling rigs began to slow in November for Claire Cutshaw. By the end of January, she basically waited by the phone. Money ran dry. The end of the month grew closer. And so on Monday, the 45-year-old mudlogger resigned from Weatherford International and started to pack. At first, she did not make much of the slowdown. Other ...

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Quicksilver Resources lays off 10 percent of its workforce

FORT WORTH — Quicksilver Resources, fighting off challenges from lower natural gas prices and mounting debts, on Thursday laid off 10 percent of it workforce in the United States and Canada. The oil and gas exploration company has about 350 employees at its corporate offices in Fort Worth and Calgary, as well as in its field offices across the country. ...

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Oilfield jobs in ND have highest rate of fatalities

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ Inside Energy interviewed Jack Dalrymple, the governor of North Dakota, about the high rate of worker fatalities in the state’s oilfields. Dalrymple claimed that the oilfields in North Dakota are so new that everything is not running as smoothly as it will be in the future.  The governor and Inside Energy discuss at ...

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Oil and gas support company expands services

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Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Cascade Integrated Services, a Denver-based fluid management, drilling, oilfield and well site support and production services company, has announced several new operations this past month, according to a report by the Rock Hill Herald. The company has announced that it will be introducing a high-volume water transfer service in North Dakota. The service will ...

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