Trump to speak at Bismarck oil conference

(Jenny Schlecht, Bismarck Tribune)

The North Dakota Petroleum Council on Wednesday announced the "amazing speaker" it had been teasing as keynote for the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference will be Republican presidential...
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Refinery conditions to be vetted

(Lauren Donovan, Bismarck Tribune)

MEDORA - Zoning for a refinery planned at what some call the gateway to Theodore Roosevelt National Park was put on hold for another month at Tuesday's meeting of the Billings County...
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Halliburton calls off plans to acquire Baker Hughes

(Jackie Wattles, CNN)

The second- and third-largest companies in the oil and gas industry said Sunday they're ditching the deal they first reached in November 2014. Baker Hughes (BHI) agreed to be acquired by Halliburton...
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Rig movers consolidate, diversify to survive oil slowdown

(Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service)

With drilling activity in the Bakken at an 11-year low, workers who specialize in moving drilling rigs to new locations are often finding themselves parked. "It's definitely been difficult," said Tony Lamping...
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When North Dakota oil was booming, the city of Williston was catering.

(Lou Raguse, KARE 11-TV)

Tim Ritter, jeweler and life-long resident, sold everything from oil-themed belt bling to diamond-studded neckwear by the hundreds to oil field workers who walked in with paychecks bigger than the...
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Spill contamination lingering years later, study says

(Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service)

WILLISTON - Wastewater spills from North Dakota oil production have caused widespread water and soil contamination, researchers from Duke University say in a new study. Researchers who took soil...
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