Tag: north dakota

Oil patch towns looking to catch up with demands

Williston Mayor Howard Klug says his city needs to “spend some big dollars out there” because it is four years behind on projects.  More »

How oil’s decline could spatter North Dakota

North Dakota’s petroleum industry could see a big tax cut if crude continues to slide, and if that happens, it means the state will be missing out on billions of dollars.  More »

Study: All-electric cars may not be so green

The key is where the source of the electricity all-electric cars.  More »

Enbridge lays off some Houston-area workers

The Houston-based pipeline company last week cut positions in its under-performing domestic gas pipelines and processing business unit, including jobs in the office and field locations.  More »

North Dakota oil town suspends booze licenses

Commissioners also suspended the strip clubs’ licenses in 2013 for excessive calls for disorderly behavior.  More »

North Dakota regulators to vote on oil shipment rules

Oil industry officials have said the state already has proper regulations in place.  More »

Phillips 66 to spend $700M more next year

The company said it will spend $4.6 billion next year, with more than two-thirds of that investment earmarked for boosting its midstream assets.  More »

Phillips 66 Partners teams up to move Bakken crude

The joint ventures will support the construction of a pipeline and rail terminal aimed at providing long-term and cheaper options to transport crude from a region that produces 1.2 million barrels per day of oil.  More »

Tribal head to speed North Dakota pipeline talks

The Three Affiliated Tribes has demanded environmental assurances and cash for permission for it to pass through land it recently acquired.  More »

Dayton: Pipelines part of solution to rail backlog

Heavy rail traffic originating from North Dakota’s oil fields has long been blamed for the shipping delays that have affected farmers and coal and propane suppliers throughout the Midwest.  More »

Photos: Amid shale oil boom, “man camps” still growing

Life has changed quickly for the small towns at the center of the shale oil boom  More »

Texas leads nation in oil field job growth

The resurgence in domestic drilling made possible by new techniques like hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling has created thousands of new jobs since the recession, and nowhere is that more evident than the Lone Star State.  More »

Low oil prices send chills through oil patch

Lower oil prices, while good for the broader U.S. economy, are a threat to what has been a surprising and dramatic surge in oil production in the U.S.  More »

Berkshire Hathaway railroad adds surcharge on older oil tank cars

The railroad operator the first major U.S. operator using fees to encourage shippers to scrap the puncture-prone older cars.  More »

Markets for advanced rigs rising, Nabors CEO says

Rising prices for the Bermuda rig contractor’s most advanced machines are helping Nabors crank out more of them for operators in U.S. shale plays.  More »
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