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Citadel Energy Commences Drilling on Pembroke Saltwater Disposal Well Near Watford City

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Los Angeles, CA & Watford City, ND December 13, 2013 Citadel Energy Services, LLC, a leading fluid services management provider for US oil and gas companies, today announced it has commenced drilling of the Pembroke SWD, its Saltwater Disposal Well Facility located near Watford City, North Dakota. The Pembroke SWD is located in McKenzie County, one of the busiest counties ...

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Sanford announces partnership to build facilities, expand health care in Watford City

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WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Sanford Health announced Wednesday it will partner with McKenzie County Healthcare Systems to construct a new hospital and clinic in Watford City and bring specialty physicians to the heart of the Oil Patch. The new collaboration also will expand air ambulance services in McKenzie County, which accounts for a third of the state’s oil drilling activity. ...

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Reported Fire at Saltwater Disposel Well

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John Bestoloffe , Shale Plays Media BISMARK, ND. — On Monday morning the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources was notified that on Sunday night a fire had occurred at a saltwater disposal well. The fire developed about 14 miles to the east of Watford City, North Dakota.  No loss of fluids has been reported, and the fire has been ...

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As Oil Floods Plains Towns, Crime Pours In

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Matthew Staver for The New York Times Sgt. Daniel Blood making an arrest last month in Watford City, N.D. Since 2005, arrests there have risen more than fivefold. SIDNEY, Mont. — One cold morning last year, a math teacher jogging through her hometown in eastern Montana was abducted, strangled and buried in a shallow grave. Charged in her death were ...

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ND government officials break ground on U.S. 85 Watford City bypass

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North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota Department of Transportation director Grant Levi, Watford City Mayor Brent Sanford, and other state and local officials broke ground recently on the U.S. 85 Watford City bypass, which will re-route Highway 85 traffic onto a new roadway southwest of Watford City., N.D. The bypass will enhance safety and traffic movement throughout the area, ...

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Nuverra developing site in Bakken to Recycle fracking water

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WATFORD CITY, N.D. – The technology is now available to allow oil companies to recycle water used for hydraulic fracturing in North Dakota, industry representatives said Tuesday. But implementing that technology in the Bakken will take time as operators adjust to the new methods and regulators respond with new permitting rules. Oil service companies Halliburton and Nuverra Environmental Services held ...

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