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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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Motorcycle gangs rampant in the oil patch

sons of silence motorcycle club

WILLISTON, N.D. — Outlaw motorcycle gangs are gaining a foothold in western North Dakota, law enforcement officials say. U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon said the threat of organized crime, including motorcycle gangs, is one reason federal agencies have sent more resources to the Oil Patch. “There’s no question that we are seeing more and more intelligence that various organized outlaw motorcycle ...

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Williston ND to get Grainger Branch to support Bakken Oil Fields

Grainger

Williston, ND – Grainger announced the opening of its new branch in Williston, N.D. to support customers in the Bakken oil fields. “Grainger offers world-class solutions that are part of a multi-channel approach, which includes our sales team, eCommerce, programs to manage customer inventory more effectively, and a strong network of branches and contact centers,” said Doe Kittay, Vice President ...

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Faces of the Boom: Louisiana men bring mobile motel…

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WILLISTON, N.D. – Louisiana native Dex Comardelle, 23, is bringing Southern hospitality to North Dakota’s workforce housing. Comardelle was working toward a degree in hospitality management at the University of Louisiana when he started to hear about North Dakota’s oil boom. Comardelle and his father, Ricky, who has provided living quarters for offshore drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico ...

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ND oil transforming the face of a sleepy town

By: Daily Mail Reporter A fascinating collection of images has captured the stark transformation of Williston, North Dakota, from a quiet backwater to a booming mining town where crime and drug use have spiked and men dramatically outnumber women. The area, where agriculture was historically the main industry, has been experiencing an oil boom in recent years, due in part to ...

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Federal drug czar touring ND, Montana Oil Patch

Gil Kerlikowske

FARGO — Of all the warning bells sounded by law enforcement officials in North Dakota and Montana about crime associated with the Bakken Oil Patch’s rapid population growth, the one that seems to ring true involves drug trafficking. Michael Cotter, U.S. attorney from Montana, cites an April 2012 meeting he sponsored that was attended by about 150 law enforcement officials, ...

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