Nuverra Environmental Solutions, one of the largest U.S. providers of environmental solutions to the energy market, announced today it has been awarded a $744,000 scientific research grant by the North Dakota Industrial Commission Oil and Gas Research Council to demonstrate the beneficial use of recycled oil well drill cuttings through Nuverra's TerrafficientSM process.
Several hundred business and government leaders today celebrated the success of the first greenfield fuels refinery built in the U.S. in nearly 40 years.
Informational meetings will be held next week to spell out how the new West Segment Regulatory Commission will affect oil and gas companies.
With crude oil prices down sharply from last year and the oil glut at risk of increasing, private security consultant Charles Clifton's phone has been ringing. His company, Knightsbridge Risk Management, a private security firm in Dallas that serves the oil and gas industry, is getting calls from companies that want to plan ahead in case they shut down drilling operations in North Dakota and the Bakken shale formation.
Tribal leaders from an oil-prolific portion of North Dakota's Fort Berthold Reservation say they can't count on federal or state regulators — or their own tribal government — to monitor the boom, so they are moving to do it themselves.
Speaking at the 2015 U.S. Energy Information Administration Energy Conference, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven called for increased investments in energy infrastructure and an improved regulatory environment to secure the nation’s future, reports Electric Co-op Today.