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Peregrine Petroleum Investing in ND Gas and Oil Projects

Peregrine Petroleum

DALLAS and HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Texas-based Peregrine Petroleum is continuing the company’s oil and gas exploration and development activities in the Bakken and Three Forks Shale in North Dakota’s Williston Basin region following last year’s acquisition of 3,210 acres of producing leases from Colorado-based Ranch Oil Company. Peregrine recently filed drilling spacing unit applications in the Pierre Creek ...

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Minnesota Power to expand its Bison Wind Project by 200 Megawatts

Minnesota Power

DULUTH, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE) Minnesota Power, a division of ALLETE (ALE), plans to begin construction this year on a 200-megawatt expansion of its Bison wind project that will deliver more economical, carbon-free energy to customers while substantially meeting Minnesota’s renewable energy standard of 25 percent renewable energy by 2025. The project will be the single largest wind addition to the company’s ...

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Xcel Energy takes over Wind Farm in North Central ND

xcel energy wind farm

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Xcel Energy Inc. announced Tuesday that it plans to take over a long proposed 150-megawatt electricity-generating wind farm near the Canadian border in north-central North Dakota. Mark Nisbet, the North Dakota manager for the Minneapolis-based utility, said the company is seeking approval from North Dakota regulators to acquire the permit for the Border Winds project in ...

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Republicans call for Keystone approval in weekly address

keystone pipeline

“Hi, I’m Senator Tim Scott from South Carolina.“On the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, my Republican colleagues and I are working to unleash the power of America’s energy sector – which will create jobs and keep more of your hard earned money in your own pockets.“Unfortunately, President Obama cannot say the same. “The President is so out of touch ...

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OPEC’s future uncertain as US oil plays boom


The rise of North American oil supplies could test the future of OPEC which may have to curb supply to accommodate rising shale oil volumes, a new report has found. The increase in U.S. output is a “defining feature of tomorrow’s market” according to International Energy Agency’s oil market report and could test the producer group’s share of the global ...

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