Hess project will bring Bakken crude to Dakota Access pipeline

(Renee Jean, Williston Herald )

The buildout of a pipeline system that likely spells the end of the truck and train boom in the Bakken is continuing. Trucks and trains will of course still be needed to carry some Bakken crude, but with new...
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Vacancies up, room rates down for Oil Patch hotels

(Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service)

DICKINSON, N.D. - The price of a hotel room in western North Dakota has dropped by as much as 30 percent in the past year as hotels see fewer oil workers. Average hotel prices in Dickinson, Williston...
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Exclusive: Trump considering fracking mogul Harold Hamm as energy secretary - sources

(Michelle Conlin, Reuters)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is considering nominating Oklahoma oil and gas mogul Harold Hamm as energy secretary if elected to the White House on Nov. 8, according to four sources...
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Halliburton sees 'modest uptick' in rig count this year

(Reuters Media, The Dickinson Press)

Halliburton, the world's No.2 oilfield services provider and a major operator in North Dakota's Oil Patch, said it expects a "modest uptick" in rig count in the second half of the year, but emphasized that the....
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Health Council will do over meeting on radioactive rules

(Lauren Donovan, Bismarck Tribune)

The State Health Council, which is being sued for creating a radioactive waste program in North Dakota at an illegal public meeting last summer, now says it will hold a do-over meeting next month...
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N.D. oil production up slightly but 'bouncing along the bottom'

(Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service)

BISMARCK - After seeing its largest monthly drop ever in April, North Dakota oil production rebounded slightly in May but is still expected to dip below 1 million barrels per day by the end of this year or...
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