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Letter: Develop ND agriculture and industry together


By: Sen. Joe Miller North Dakota is blessed with great fortune and opportunity. Our state, like our nation, was founded on a vision of hope, but not without hard work. North Dakotans know well the virtues of hard work and steadfast determination that yield results. The past several years have been superb for commodity markets. Oil and agriculture have seen tremendous ...

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Significant progress on flaring

gas flare

By The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead  The apparent willingness of the North Dakota Industrial Commission to better scrutinize wasteful flaring of natural gas in the Bakken oil play can add a layer of effective regulatory oversight that has been missing. That is, if it’s done right. The commission’s action this week comes just weeks after the North Dakota Petroleum Council announced an ...

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Railroad industry thriving due to shale oil boom

Railroad emergance

By Paul Monies The boom in oil and natural gas drilling from shale means the nation’s railroads are handling more unit trains of crude oil and shipments of sand used in hydraulic fracturing, a vice president for BNSF Railway Co. said Tuesday. Dean Wise, vice president of network strategy for the Fort Worth, Texas-based railroad, said his company also launched ...

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