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Chemical distributor opens; will employ 20 in Dickinson

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 Michael Hricik | The Dickinson Press Companies with internationally recognizable names like ConocoPhillips and Halliburton aren’t the only ones rushing to the Bakken oil boom. Industrial sites around Dickinson are changing accordingly, drawing the attention of international energy giants. A former truck maintenance depot in east Dickinson is now a major chemicals distribution center for oil and gas companies. Operated by ...

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Russia in need of U.S. technology to tap $8.2 trillion shale oil cache

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John Deede | Shale Plays Media Google+ As the crisis in Ukraine continues on the United States has sought to punish Russian interference in Ukraine through economic sanctions. However, the sanctions have mostly only applied to Russian oligarchs, and oil companies have been largely unaffected. Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson reported on May 28, “There has been no impact on any of our ...

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City mulls water pipeline project for Halliburton, industrial development

BY COREY PAUL | The Odessa American, TX Odessa city officials are considering helping Halliburton pay for a nearly three-mile 12-inch pipeline that would pump drinking water to the oilfield services company and other industrial customers in the southern part of the city. To build the pipeline, the city would pay about $1.3 million in construction costs for the pipeline, ...

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Four oil giants giving back in big ways

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Zachary Toliver | Shale Plays Media Recently, our own John Bestoloffe covered a story of a Midland Texas school district receiving money partially from big oil companies such as Chevron and Concho resources. And while sifting through the daily news, I came across an article detailing the ExxonMobil Foundation donating nearly $1.5 million in new gifts to The University of ...

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Houston-based Baker Hughes to disclose its fracking chemicals

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The Associated Press The U.S. Department of Energy said Friday that it welcomes the decision by oil and gas industry supplier Baker Hughes to disclose all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing fluid. But Halliburton, a major competitor in the field, isn’t committing to such disclosure. Deputy Assistant Energy Secretary Paula Gant said that Baker Hughes’ move “is an important step in ...

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Halliburton cited in worker death in ND oil fields

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Bryan Horwath The Dickinson Press For the first time ever, oil industry giant Halliburton has been cited for workplace safety violations in North Dakota. A release issued Monday by the U.S. Department of Labor detailed two “serious safety violations” levied against the energy giant in relation to the Jan. 19 death of Mike Krajewski at an oil rig site north ...

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