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Safety and the Bakken


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Working on an oil rig is considered one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. The oil and gas industry is taking measures to address the hazardous nature of their field. Journalist Maxine Herr recently did an in-depth report for the Bismarck Tribune that explores the role that safety plays within the industry for ...

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Fact checking Sean Hannity at the WBPC

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By Lydia Gilbertson | Google+ Thousands of people at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, ND watched Sean Hannity speak on May 22. The oil boom success story of western North Dakota was celebrated throughout the three-day conference, and there were many different speakers from different realms of the industry. Hannity was the focal point of the event, drawing ...

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At oil expo, products go beyond petroleum industry


BISMARCK, N.D. — On the exposition floor of this week’s Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, it wasn’t just oil technologies and services that were being touted. A&A Engraving Inc.’s booth was offering a look at their customizable firearms. Many of the weapons are engraved with things related to the world of oil. Related: 2014 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference A chrome-plated ...

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WBPC preview Bakken strong


By Scooter Pursley for the Bismarck Tribune People were ready. The phones were queued up, the people in Bismarck were ready and those getting ready to order tickets were online. Events like these have been known to sell out fast. The question was how fast? Four minutes after registration opened for companies wanting one of the roughly 300 booths available ...

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