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SheerWind’s Wind Towers Won’t Harm Eagles

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MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 9, 2013 — SheerWind, Inc., innovator in high-performance, cost-efficient wind energy, has created INVELOX, a better way to harvest wind energy. The company’s patented INVELOX system takes the spinning blades of a turbine out of the sky and puts them safely at or below ground level, eliminating the risk for harming eagles or any wildlife. Not only does ...

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Compressed Natural Gas from Bakken Wanted for Oil Patch Use

Bakken Gas

BISMARCK, N.D.  Three natural gas-related companies want to know how many operators using diesel fuel in the Bakken would convert to natural gas. Companies have struggled with what should come to the area first, natural gas vehicles or fueling infrastructure. GoCH4 and partners MicroLNG and AmeriFlare, wants to take the first step by providing the equipment to fuel the vehicles ...

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Mail Soultion Offered to Oil Workers with no Address

mail issue solved

By: Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service, INFORUM WILLISTON, N.D.- Getting mail delivered in the Bakken is a frustration for some, but for recent college graduate Dave VanAssche, it inspired his entrepreneurial spirit. The 26-year-old moved to Williston two years ago from Washington state after he couldn’t find work in his field of accounting and finance. “The competition for the entry-level ...

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Blizzard hits southwest N.D., causes whiteout conditions

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After a blast of arctic air sent wind chills to a reported 51 degrees below zero in Dickinson over the weekend, southwest North Dakota encountered blizzard conditions that descended on the area Monday morning and created “near-whiteout conditions” by mid-afternoon. Light snow began blowing as winds increased around noon Monday and southwest North Dakota was placed under a blizzard warning ...

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Montana Salinity Control Association studies water in oil country wells

water

By: Mikkel Pates, Agweek The Montana Salinity Control Association will be involved in a multi-agency state project to determine baseline water quality in oil country. “For domestic and livestock wells, what is the water quality today? Find out what the constituents are and what is your current water quality,” says Jane Holzer, director of the association that is more known for ...

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Sen Hoeven says Keystone Pipeline brings jobs

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., mentioned getting the Keystone XL oil pipeline constructed from Canada would offer a protracted-time period supply of nationwide power safety. "The Keystone XL pipeline is an important power infrastructure challenge with the intention to create forty two,000 jobs and ship 830,000 barrels of oil per day to U.S. refineries, together with one hundred,000 barrels from the U.S. Bakken area of North Dakota and Montana," Hoeven mentioned in Fargo Thursday. Hoeven, a member of the Senate Power Committee, stated he's working to motivate the federal govt to log off on Keystone XL, which TransCanada plans to construct from Alberta. Keystone XL was once proposed through TransCanada greater than 5 years in the past. The undertaking desires federal approval as a pass-border pipeline. Hoeven stated the pipeline would convey extra earnings to native, state and federal governments. President Obama mentioned he'd weigh the mission in opposition to its environmental footprint. If constructed, the pipeline would run thru Montana however no longer North Dakota.

By Jason Spiess FARGO, ND – U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said mentioned getting the Keystone XL oil pipeline constructed from Canada would offer a protracted-time period supply of nationwide power safety. “The Keystone XL Pipeline is an important power infrastructure challenge with the intention to create 42,000 jobs and ship 830,000 barrels of oil per day to U.S. refineries, ...

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