Silence for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is coming up. Have you made your plans yet - a backyard barbecue, the rec center, fishing? Do you know what Memorial Day commemorates? Do your children know?



North Dakota oil production up 12,500 barrels daily in March

North Dakota produced about 1.19 million barrels of oil a day in March. That's about 12,500 barrels a day more than produced in February.



Talk Infrastructure - Build Keystone XL Pipeline

Vice President Joe Biden underscored the administration's call for infrastructure spending... that focused on the country's deteriorating delivery and transportation systems... the U.S. needs major investments in energy infrastructure.



$430 million Dakota Prairie Refinery launches operations

... the $430 million Dakota Prairie Refinery near Dickinson. Officials said Monday that it has begun producing diesel fuel and is expected to start selling it later this month.



LoneStar Energy Fabrication Completes Work on $5.1 Billion Big Foot Project

The 4,600HP, modular, extended tension-leg platform is the industry's largest and will operate in the Bigfoot oil and gas field, 225 miles south of New Orleans at a depth of 5,200 feet.



ND Legislature changes state's oil tax distribution formula

The North Dakota Legislature has endorsed a change to a formula used to distribute oil and gas production tax revenue. The fund currently sets aside 75 percent to the state and 25 percent to local governments.



Why $100 Oil Won't Be Coming Back for a Long Time

A growing consensus is emerging from the likes of BP Plc, the International Energy Agency, shale wildcatters and even the Saudis that a near-term recovery to $100-a-barrel crude isn't in the cards. Instead, expect a range of $50 to $60 for at least the next few years.



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