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MonDak API Office Holders Give Summary of Oil Industry at Year's End

The American Petroleum Institution (API) is a national trade association that represents the oil and gas industry, with local chapters in oilfield regions throughout the United States. The...

 

Oasis Petroleum Vice President of Operations to Keynote at 2018 Bakken Conference & Expo

Produced by BBI International and North American Shale magazine, The Bakken Conference will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the Bakken shale play. BBI Internati...

 

Bakken Conference And Expo Held In Bismarck, ND

At the Bakken Conference and Expo in Bismarck, ND this week, Watford City was announced as the site for their July 16-18, 2018 meeting. The Rough Rider Center will showcase the city and county to the...

 
 By Jessica Sena    News    June 15, 2016

Leadership Class Offers REAL Industry Education

Through a public-private partnership, the Resource Education and Agriculture Leadership (REAL) Montana program has been providing leaders from around the Treasure State with an in-depth look at...

 
 By Jenny Lavey    News    October 7, 2015

MSU Online Master's Graduate Studies Results of Fracking Brine Water Spill

Alexa Azure has always been interested in water. An enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota, she remembers one spring when the water tasted gritty and another time when Standing Rock completely ran out of water. She...

 
 By Tie Shank    Energy    September 30, 2015

Current Active Drilling Rig Count Below What Operators Indicated Would Be Their 2015 Average

September 14, 2015, Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, today published the monthly Director’s Cut stating the current “drilling rig count dropped 5 from...

 
 By Beth Redlin    News    June 24, 2015

Oilfield Water Treatment Specialist To Speak At Froid Field Day Thursday

A new speaker has been added to the Froid Research Farm Field Day roster for Thursday, June 25th. Dr. Rex Crick, Chief Operating Officer with Sionix Corporation and President of Sionix Oilfield...

 

Kornze Faces Committee Scrutiny On Hydraulic Fracturing Rule

WASHINGTON, DC – Committee on Natural Resources Vice Chairman Cynthia Lummis (WY-At large) today questioned BLM Director Neil Kornze on how the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between BLM and the...

 
 By Tie Shank    Energy    January 7, 2015

Will Plummeting Oil Prices Affect Boom Town?

WILLISTON: The combination of the discovery of the Bakken shale, fracking technology, and horizontal drilling has brought with it many things including: an economic boom, catapulting employment...

 

Montana's History – Highlighted by Geological Markers

In 2006, Montana's First lady Nancy Schweitzer began the Montana Department of Transportation Geological Roadsign program. That program came to an end a few years ago, but has since been...

 

MFU Convention: Save the Date & Register Online

Montana Farmers Union (MFU) will celebrate its 99th year with its annual meeting and convention on September 23‐25. The event will be held at the Heritage Inn in Great Falls, MT. “The convention theme, ‘MFU: The Face of Agriculture’ reflects...

 
 By Tie Shank    Energy    September 3, 2014

Is Re-Fracking The Next Step In The Oil Boom?

First of all, what is re-fracking? We know that fracking is a method in which water-based fluid under extremely high pressure is pumped down a well to fracture the reservoir rock next to the well...

 
 By Tie Shank    Energy    May 7, 2014

West Dakota Water – Saving North Dakota Roads

Williston: West Dakota Water (WDW) is saving the state, counties and townships millions of dollars in road maintenance and construction costs through private investment in water pipeline...

 
 By Larry Winslow    News    April 9, 2014

Groups Amend Lawsuit over Board's Fracking Rule, Oil and Gas Secrecy

Today, the Northern Plains Resource Council and Carbon County Resource Council, a Northern Plains affiliate group, challenged the way the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation (BOGC) does business regarding hydraulic fracturing, the...

 

KC Sandcastle and Transport Making Major Expansions

Through determination, hard work and their "hands-on" approach, entrepreneurs Keltz Hall and Cole Wirth began their company in Sidney, Montana in 2007 with only one truck. Since then, KC Sand and...

 
 By Tie Shank    Energy    October 23, 2013

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due - Fracking Pioneer George Mitchell

George Mitchell of Galveston, Texas passed away July 26, 2013. Mitchell earned a degree from Texas A&M University in petroleum engineering and then not only started an independent oil and gas...

 

Montana Protests BLM's Proposed Hydraulic Fracturing Rules

Attorney General Tim Fox announced today that Montana has joined four other  states protesting the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) re-proposed rule to regulate hydraulic fracturing operations on federal and Indian lands.  In a letter to...

 

Teachers Get Oil & Gas Education

The Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation hosted their 9th annual Teachers Workshop on Oil & Gas Resources at MSUB in Billings last month during the week of June 24th. Forty two teachers from...

 

R & T Water Supply Commerce Authority Celebrates Additional Water Supply from WAWSA

The residents and businesses served by the R & T Water Supply Commerce Authority now have greater access to high-quality drinking water, thanks to additional supply from the Western Area Water Supply Authority (WAWSA). The R & T system was...

 
 By Tie Shank    Energy    July 24, 2013

Fracking Without Water

Concerned about the potential of water contamination, many Americans have voiced their opinions and concerns about hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking. This concern is leading the U.S....

 
 By WORC    Energy    May 1, 2013

States Must Take Lead to Make Sure Water Isn't "Gone for Good"

Oil and gas extraction practices are permanently removing at least seven billion gallons of water from the hydrologic cycle each year in just four arid western states, according to a new report, Gone for Good, published by the Western Organization...

 

Oil Boom In 2011

The oil industry activity in the MonDak region increased in 2011 more than anyone ever imagined. The recent activity being called a boom had everyone skeptical, but the refinement of horizontal...

 

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