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Letter: Oil industry meets challenge

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The oil industry seems to have a new fire lit in its efforts to reduce flaring. Everyone from the governor to the top producers have made it a top priority. This is a good thing. It means more investment in North Dakota, growing royalty payments and increased tax revenues from oil and gas. Quick research shows how much the industry ...

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WASTE: What natural gas lawsuit states

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AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 13 (UPI) – An attorney for landowners in North Dakota said a lawsuit against energy companies in the state could force them to stop wasting gas tied to oil production.Britton Monts of Austin, Texas, said the suit against companies that burn off some of the natural gas associated with oil production because there isn’t enough pipeline infrastructure ...

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Dalrymple states new pipeline will reduce natural gas flaring

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ND governor says new pipeline should help reduce flaring By: Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service, INFORUM BISMARCK – A natural gas pipeline recently built in western North Dakota is a “significant” piece in the effort to reduce flaring in the state, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Tuesday as he and Alliance Pipeline officials announced the project’s completion. The 80-mile-long Tioga Lateral Pipeline ...

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Lawsuits filed against oil companies for flaring natural gas

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Lawsuits filed against oil companies for flaring natural gas in ND By: Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service, INFORUM   WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota mineral owners filed lawsuits Wednesday against 10 oil and gas companies seeking damages for natural gas that was flared. “The lawsuits seek to force operators to comply with state law and pay royalties to mineral owners on ...

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North Dakota Petroleum Council forms natural gas flaring task force

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According to a press release from the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC), a task force has been formed to lead the industry’s efforts to drastically reduce natural gas flaring in North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields. The Flaring Task Force will officially address the North Dakota Industry Commission (NDIC) at 1:15 p.m. on October 22, 2013, and will present a report to ...

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