North Dakota announces project to treat, recycle oil drilling waste

Gov. Dalrymple and an Arizona company are touting a process aimed treating and recycling oil drilling waste.... can be used for such things as road building instead of being dumped in special landfills.



EPA: No widespread harm to drinking water from fracking

Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday



Legalize energy freedom

Historians will view the early 21st Century as the time when America reversed its geographical energy deficit to become the world's leading oil and natural gas producer... overcoming the federal policies of an opposition president.



Lawmakers Urge Crude Oil Export Ban be Lifted

Things are a lot different now then in 1973. We've had eight presidents and we have social media tools like Facebook and Twitter. But at least one thing remains the same; a ban on crude oil exports.



Oil and Gas Energize U.S. Job Market

The American job market is the best it's been in six years... This U.S. energy boom is creating many new jobs here in America, and it's a leading contributor to American workers' vaulting out of the unemployment line and into the middle class.



North Dakota regulators plan public hearing on proposed oil pipeline

North Dakota's Public Service Commission is holding a public hearing on a proposed 1,100-mile pipeline from western North Dakota to Illinois.



William S. Cohen: Why President Obama Should Export Crude Oil

The core of our strength overseas is economic strength at home. The president would be wise to consider alternatives that would enhance his trade legacy and also further our strategic priorities overseas.



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.