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Western ND saltwater tank explodes causing 2700-barrel spill

Saltwater tank explodes

Saltwater tank explodes in western ND, causing fire, 2,700-barrel spill ALEXANDER, N.D. – A saltwater tank exploded near here Thursday causing several tanks to catch fire and spill about 2,700 barrels of saltwater and oil, the North Dakota Department of Health said. By: Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service, INFORUM ALEXANDER, N.D. – A saltwater tank exploded near here Thursday causing ...

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Enbridge Energy wants to build massive pipeline


A company originating in Canada placed an application to build the largest pipeline which would span 612 miles from North Dakota into both Minnesota and Wisconsin. Enbridge Energy, as of Tuesday, is attempting to tie down agreements from major oil producers which is a pivotal piece of getting the plans for the $2.6 billion pipeline off the ground. The pipeline ...

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Group of leaders put together to make plans on the $1.4 billion dollar ND Legacy Fund


New group to focus on how to spend, invest ND Legacy Fund that tops $1.4 billion BISMARCK – A nonprofit organization that specializes in energy policy is pulling together a broad panel of leaders and planning public input meetings to discuss how North Dakota should spend its Legacy Fund, which oil and gas revenue has helped swell to $1.4 billion. ...

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14 arrested in Dickinson area in sex offender sweep


14 arrested in multiagency sweep of Stark County for sex offenders DICKINSON, N.D. – A multiagency sweep and effort to make sure all sex offenders are in compliance with state and federal law netted 14 arrests this week. By: Katherine Grandstrand, Forum News Service, INFORUM   DICKINSON, N.D. – A multiagency sweep and effort to make sure all sex offenders are ...

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President Obama passes on Congressman Kevin Cramer’s invite

Kevin Cramer

DICKINSON, N.D. – North Dakota’s lone member of the U.S. House said he doesn’t think President Barack Obama gave his invitation to visit the state serious consideration. Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer said Wednesday that he was disappointed but not shocked that Obama declined his invitation to visit the state for the first time during his presidency. Cramer sent the invitation ...

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Petron Energy II becomes a player in the Bakken


DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – Petron Energy II, Inc. (“Petron II” or the “Company”) (PEII) Petron Energy II, Inc., signs Letter of Intent to purchase minority interest from Phoenix Energy, Inc. in Bakken Shale Deal. Petron Energy II, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition and development of properties for the production ...

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Minot Public Schools “beefen” security measures


Even though a sought-after federal grant fell through, the City of Minot and Minot Public Schools continue to pursue a partnership to provide two police officers to serve as resource officers in the schools. The Minot City Council’s Finance and Improvements Committee agreed Tuesday to recommend the council use the $13,000 included in the 2014 city budget as match for ...

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