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ND Luxury Man Camps Offer Amenities For Roughnecks

Temporary Housing in the Bakken

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Worker accommodations in North Dakota’s oil patch can be rough: men sleep in tiny trailers with boarded windows, parked cars and overcrowded apartments. The barracks-style “man camps” might imply that roughness of life, too. But for some big oil companies, as the boom matures beyond an insatiable rush for bodies and beds, a number of man ...

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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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Oil conference in Bismarck again drawing global interest; Sean Hannity on the schedule

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By: Amy Dalrymple and Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service, INFORUM BISMARCK – More than 3,400 people from 49 states and eight foreign countries are registered for next week’s Williston Basin Petroleum Conference, with more expected to register when the conference begins May 20. About 4,000 people attended the conference when it was last in North Dakota two years ago, making it ...

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Hannity to speak at Williston Basin Petroleum Conference


By Dickinson Press Staff  Conservative pundit Sean Hannity has been announced as a keynote speaker for the 22nd annual Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. Hannity will speak at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 22 at the Bismarck Civic Center. The TV and radio talk show host will record segments for his radio and television programs from the conference and western North Dakota during ...

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