Oil and gas in North Dakota, the year in review

If North Dakota were its own country, it would be the 19th largest oil producer in the world.



See Who Voted For the Keystone Pipeline, and Who Didn't

U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes on S.2280 ("A bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.") November 18, 2014, 05:55 PM. YEAs: 59, NAYs: 41. Alphabetical by Senator Name:



Republican-controlled House passes legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline

Congress inched closer Friday to a possible showdown with President Barack Obama over the Keystone XL oil pipeline as the Republican-controlled House approved the project. Supporters in the Democratic-run Senate predicted they will get the 60 votes needed to pass it next week



Fracking Good Times: North Dakota Tops U.S. Income Gains

North Dakota leads the nation in personal income growth. No other state even comes close.



What is Frac Sand?

This special sand is one of the keys to producing oil and natural gas from tight shale formations.



N.D. oil production hits 1 million barrels per day

North Dakota now produces 1 million barrels of oil per day, joining an elite club that includes Texas, Alberta and 19 countries.



Study: Crude exports yield big economic benefits for North Dakota

Washington, D.C., May 29, 2014 - A new state-by-state analysis shows that North Dakota could add up to 23,787 jobs and $2.06 billion to the state economy in 2020 if federal restrictions on U.S. crude exports were lifted, said API Vice President for Regulatory and Economic Policy Kyle Isakower.



US manufacturing is coming back - Thank shale

The U.S. shale boom is beginning to ripple outward to American cities. The shale mining industry's rising demand for materials and equipment along with the abundance of cheap fuel are fueling a modest renaissance in American manufacturing, according to a report prepared by IHS Global insight for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.



Sporting and Oil Industry Forum Announce Wildlife and Habitat Improvement Program

The Sporting and Oil Industry Forum is launching a new program to enhance wildlife and habitat in North Dakota and help increase access to the outdoors.



INFOGRAPHIC: Shale Brings Manufacturing Back to the United States

One of the biggest economic stories relating to U.S. shale development is the rebirth of domestic manufacturing. Abundant and affordable supplies of natural gas and its associated liquids, which manufacturers use as a feedstock for the products they create, have made the United States one of the lowest cost countries in which companies can invest.