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Keane Group buys Trican’s U.S. business for $250 million

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A relatively small and quiet oil field services company, Keane Group is more than doubling its size through the deal with the goal of additional future acquisitions, said Keane CEO and Chairman James Stewart.
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North Dakota oil output rises slightly in October

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The agency says the state produced an average of 1.1 million barrels of oil daily in October. The October production was about 60,000 barrels per day less than the record set in December.
A worker walks near an oil derrick in North Dakota,  one of several states where production has surged, prompting a lawsuit over disclosure of toxic chemical emissions tied to oil and gas operations. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

North Dakota oil capitol wants more retail

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The city recently hired a retail data analysis company to identify how to begin attracting stores.
A man walks back to his temporary housing unit outside of Willisburg, N.D. With what many are calling the largest oil boom in recent North American history, temporary housing for the huge influx of workers, known as "man camps, " now dot the sparse North Dakota landscape. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Williston sets deadline for elimination of oil crew camps

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Some people believe crew camps are unsightly and can increase problems including crime.
A group of men have an early breakfast at Rosita's Restaurant in Carrizo Springs.  The small south Texas town bustles around 4 a.m. with area oil related workers. Dimmit County Regional Hospital has seen a dramatic increase in trauma cases directly associated from the oil and gas industry in the Eagle Ford Shale.  Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. (Bob Owen/San Antonio Express News)

North Dakota oil patch town moves closer to banning crew camps in city limits

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Some people believe crew camps are unsightly and feed crime problems in the city.
(AP file photo/Reed Saxon)

Occidental cuts North Dakota, Middle East drilling to pump cash into West Texas

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Occidental officials have stopped some oil field projects and exited the Williston Basin in North Dakota.
eagle ford oil production since 2007

Eagle Ford, Bakken, Niobrara shale plays set to lose nearly 115,000 barrels per day of production next month

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The EIA said in its Drilling Productivity Report that overall U.S. oil production would fall 93,000 barrels per day to 5.12 million bpd total in November, the largest decrease recorded in the agency’s data going back to 2007.
Report: Oil falling, but Eagle Ford, Bakken output on the rise

TPH: Production from Big Three shale plays will suffer with $50 oil

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The lingering crude slump is expected to drive down production next year in the nation’s premiere oil patches — West Texas’ Permian Basin, South Texas’ Eagle Ford and North Dakota’s Bakken shale.
A crude oil drill rig stands in the distance of a single family home under construction in Williston, North Dakota, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. North Dakota will hold its Republican presidential caucus on March 6. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Real estate crisis emerging in North Dakota’s man camps

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The frenzied drilling that made North Dakota No. 1 in personal-income growth and job creation for five consecutive years hasn’t lasted long enough to support the oil-fueled building explosion.
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Eric Dille, director of government relations for EOG Resources., speaks at a meeting about flaring of natural gas in Bismarck, N.D., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)

North Dakota regulators extend, toughen gas flaring mandate

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North Dakota regulators have given the oil industry an additional 10 months next year to reduce the flaring of natural gas but also implemented a stiffer long-term benchmark.