NDSU researchers highlight oil and gas industry's economic impact

Confirming past economic performance of the oil and gas industry on North Dakota isn't nearly as difficult as predicting the future effects of today's low oil prices. A new report shows, however, just how big the Bakken was in 2013.
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ND Treasurer makes surge funding available in record time

North Dakota State Treasurer Kelley Schmidt and her team have joined the list of those that have made record breaking achievements in the Bakken shale play by making available $298 million to western N.D. for the 2015 construction season.
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PHMSA updates train derailment investigations

The U.S. DOT's Federal Railroad Administration announced at the end of February that it was able to move forward with its full-scale forensic investigation into the derailment outside Montgomery, West Virginia, which would include working with PHMSA.
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Plains All American Pipeline acquires terminal in the Bakken

Plains All American (PAA) Pipeline LP has acquired an oil terminal under construction in McKenzie County that is strategically positioned to serve as a logistics hub in the Williston Basin.
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Emerald Oil reports significant 2014 production growth

In 2014, Emerald Oil Inc. reported an increased annual production to 1.3 million boe,an increase of 110 percent compared to 2013. Its 2014 fourth quarter saw an average of 4,100 boepd, a 71 percent increase compared to the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Legend Oil and Gas seeks Bakken acquisition

Legend Oil and Gas Ltd. has issued a letter of intent to acquire Bakken-based Maxxon Energy, a last mile trucking company in western North Dakota, for $4.35 million.
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Industry Events

DUG Bakken and Niobrara

March 31-2, 2015
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

2015 Alliance Expo and Annual Meeting

April 21-22, 2015
MPEC Wichita Falls
Wichita Falls, Texas

Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

April 28-30, 2015
Evraz Place
Regina, Saskatchewan

2nd Oil and Gas Transportation Canada Summit

May 25-27, 2015

Calgary, Alberta

The Bakken Conference & Expo

July 27-29, 2015
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, ND

NAPE Houston

August 19-20, 2015
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

OilComm Conference & Exposition

November 4-6, 2015
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

Executive Oil Conference

November 9-10, 2015
Midland County Horseshoe Arena & Pavilion
Midland, Texas

NAPE Denver

December 9-10, 2015
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

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