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Lake Sakakawea pipeline: BLM approves Hess project

The United States Bureau of Land Management has granted approval to the proposed Hess pipeline project crossing Lake Sakakawea, reports The Dickinson Press. After conducting an environmental assessment, the BLM found no significant impact related to the Hess Hawkeye pipeline project. The $105 million pipeline project, owned by Hess Corp., will convert an existing 8-inch gas pipeline to transfer crude ...

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Hess finalizes billion dollar Bakken midstream deal

Hess Corp (NYSE: HES) has announced the completion of its previously announced $2.675 billion sale of a 50 percent interest in its Bakken midstream assets to Global Infrastructure Partners. The deal between the two companies created a premier midstream joint venture dubbed Hess Infrastructure Partners. The business venture, though, incurred $600 million of debt which, through a five-year term loan ...

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Enbridge: Bakken pipeline to be completed by 2017

Enbridge may soon double the amount of oil it exports from North Dakota once the Sandpiper Pipeline comes online, reports KX News. Preliminary construction of the 600-mile pipeline will begin in North Dakota this summer with more than 3,000 people working on the project. The current timeline for completion projects the line will begin moving 225-thousand barrels of oil per ...

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Bakken schools keeping eye on low, fluctuating oil prices

BISMARCK, N.D. — Some school administrators in North Dakota’s Bakken oil region are keeping an eye on student enrollment as oil prices fluctuate and some families leave for work elsewhere. Officials at schools in Dickinson, Tioga, Ray, Williston and Parshall are watching some students leave along with the drilling rigs as oil prices stay low. But others, like in Watford ...

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More oil-train fixes: Feds order defective valves replaced on leaking cars

WASHINGTON — The Federal Railroad Administration on Friday ordered rail tank car owners to replace defective valves never approved for installation on thousands of tank cars, causing oil to spill from moving trains. The directive applies to a 3-inch valve installed on roughly 6,000 tank cars, and their owners have 60 days to replace them. Within 90 days, tank car ...

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Nearly 19,000 gallons of saltwater spills north of Tioga

BISMARCK, N.D. — The state Department of Health says a pipeline has leaked nearly 19,000 gallons of saltwater in northwest North Dakota. The pipeline owned by Continental Resources ruptured after it was struck by equipment excavating at the site about 16 miles north of Tioga. The 450-barrel saltwater, or brine, spill was contained to the excavated area near the pipeline. ...

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