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Electric cooperative opens new warehouse in Williston

WILLISTON, N.D. — An electric cooperative in North Dakota’s oil country has opened a new building to improve conditions for the workers who keep the power on. KXMC-TV reports that Mountrail-Williams Electrical Cooperative cut the ribbon on a 45,000-square-foot warehouse in Williston that will house a fleet of more than 50 trucks, as well as locker rooms and showers for ...

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Top 5 stories of the week

Here are the top five stories from Bakken.com for the week of September 27th through October 3rd. Enjoy! 5. Pickens: When we produce, we let it rip The price of oil won’t be down for long, at least according to one wealthy expert. As soon as December of this year, oil is predicted to be back to $70 per barrel, said T. ...

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Williston: From Boomtown to Hometown

Sponsored Content What does a city look like when its population more than doubles in the span of five years? It’s probably difficult to visualize a growth of that scale and momentum, but it’s a transformation city officials and residents of Williston, North Dakota have grappled with since the area’s oil “boom” six years ago. According to Census data, Williston ...

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Top 5 Bakken stories of the week

In case you missed them, here are the top headlines from Bakken.com for the week of September 19th through the 25th. Enjoy! 5. Oil services firms face end-2016 order vacuum as clients axe projects LONDON – Peter Rose’s problem of uncertainty is typical for the oil and gas services industry at the moment. New orders have dried up and he ...

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NDPC year in review – key takeaways

This week the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) held its annual meeting in Fargo providing an overview of the state of the Bakken to its growing membership. Topics ranged from a review of the past year’s activity to the most recent legislative session, current technological trends and of course, what’s in store for the future. Although times are tough at ...

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Halliburton lays off Williston workers; how many not known


WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Houston-based oil field services company Halliburton has laid off some of its workers in the western North Dakota oil patch hub of Williston, though the company isn’t providing details. Halliburton in April suspended operations at its facility in Minot and transferred many of the jobs there to locations in Williston and Dickinson, citing “changing business needs ...

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