A gas flare burns at an oil field northwest of Williston, North Dakota.
Another Bakken Opportunity
North Dakota is now the nation's second leading oil producer, but another energy resource in western North Dakota is also in the news-natural gas.
When crude oil is extracted from geologic reservoirs, associated gas is also typically produced. As of August 2012, North Dakota daily oil production had increased to over 700,000 bbl a day (up from 500,000 at the end of 2011); likewise, daily natural gas production had increased to over 760,000 Mcf/day. Associated gas, once separated from crude oil at the wellsite, is typically ...
- Regional Partnership Documentary Wins "Best of Show" Aurora AwardWashington, D.C. --- A documentary co-produced by Prairie Public Broadcasting (Fargo, N.D.) and the Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership with ... more
- EERC Partners with Israeli Company to Test Global Air Pollution TechnologyGRAND FORKS, N.D. --- The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota is working with Lextran Ltd., a global air pollution control company based in Petach Tikva, Israel (adjacent to Tel Aviv), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy National Energy ... more
IN THE NEWS
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- Norstra Announces US Government Doubles Bakken Oil Estimates(FIDELITY) - NORSTRA ENERGY INC. (NORX Loading... Loading... ) WWW.NORSTRAENERGY.COM (OTCQB:NORX) ("Norstra" or the "Company") received a major boost to its South Sun River Bakken Project in Montana when the US Geological Survey (USGS) announced last week ...more