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Moniz tours Hess facility

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ United States Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz took a tour of Hess Corp’s facilities in western North Dakota this weekend while he was visiting the state for a conference in Bismarck.  The tour took place in facilities near Tioga, ND. Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven accompanied him on the tour. He viewed the drilling process ...

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Oil, gas pipelines source of Charlson spill

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota Department of Health official said Saturday a spill of about 10 barrels of a petroleum product in northwestern McKenzie County came from abandoned oil collection and natural gas pipelines. North Dakota Water Quality Director Karl Rockeman said the natural gas pipeline was owned by Hess Corp. He said state officials were still working ...

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Hess shows off upgraded Tioga gas plant

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TIOGA, N.D. — State officials have joined leaders of the oil conglomerate Hess Corp. in celebrating the upgrade of the company’s gas plant in Tioga. COO Greg Hill says the facility’s upgrade has reduced flaring from between 25 and 30 percent to between 15 and 20 percent. The company expects to reduce flaring to below 10 percent in the coming ...

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Hess expects to produce as much as 90K barrels a day in N.D. in second quarter

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Reuters Oil and natural gas producer Hess reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday. The company, a major operator in North Dakota’s Bakken shale formation and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, posted first-quarter net income of $386 million, or $1.20 per share, compared with $1.28 billion, or $3.72 per share, a year earlier. While North Dakota production fell in the ...

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Hess quarterly profit drops after year-ago charge

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(Reuters) – Oil and natural gas producer Hess Corp on Wednesday reported a sharp drop in first-quarter profit, against results one year ago that were boosted by a gain from the sale of some properties. The company, a major operator in North Dakota’s Bakken shale formation and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, posted net income of $386 million, or $1.20 per share, compared with $1.28 ...

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Workforce recruitment campaign aims to fill N.D. job openings

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By Forum News Service BISMARCK — The North Dakota Economic Development Foundation and Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley will announce a new statewide workforce recruitment and retention campaign Monday in Bismarck. The public-private partnership aims to attract permanent workers to fill North Dakota’s 25,000 current job openings, as well as the 76,000 jobs the state is projected to add by 2020, according ...

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Hess starting up North Dakota natgas plant, may boost Bakken output

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(Reuters) – Hess Corp will begin selling natural gas from its Tioga, North Dakota, plant this month, firing up the station weeks after severe weather delayed its expansion, the company said Friday. The plant’s start-up may help boost oil production from the prolific Bakken shale after about 100 producing wells had to be shut earlier this year to minimize flaring due to the delays, ...

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Bakken briefings

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Hess Tioga rail leading facility cited An ongoing investigation into the operations of Bakken oil companies shows crude oil being transported without proper testing and classification from the Hess Tioga rail loading facility. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued proposed civil penalties earlier this month, including a $51,350 fine against Hess. “Operation Classification” began in 2013 and included ...

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Hess to fund Tioga firefighter oilfield training

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By Bismarck Tribune Hess Corp. will fund six Tioga firefighters for specialized training in oilfield fire safety response. Hess donated $22,000 to the Tioga Volunteer Fire Department to pay the firefighters’ training costs at the Industrial Exterior Fire Brigade training course at Texas A & M in College Station, Texas. Tioga volunteer fire chief Jim McGinnity said the money will be ...

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N.D. losing $1M monthly in natural gas taxes

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By JAMES MacPHERSON | Associated Press North Dakota is losing nearly $1 million monthly in natural gas tax revenue as vast amounts of the byproduct of oil production goes up in smoke, state Tax Department records show. About 30 percent of the state’s gas production is being burned off because development of the pipelines and processing facilities needed to handle ...

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