EOG defers well completions until oil prices rise

EOG Resources' first quarter 2015 financial results were significantly impacted by low commodity prices, seeing a net loss of $169.7 million. EOG says it will focus 85 percent of its 2015 capital spending to top oil plays, including the Bakken.
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North Dakota 2015 legislative highlights

North Dakota’s 64th Legislative Assembly came to a close last week with strong investments in statewide infrastructure and addressing rapid-growth impacts in western North Dakota.
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DOT announces final crude by rail rule

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced a final rule for the safe transportation of flammable liquids by rail. The final rule focuses on improvements to prevent accidents and mitigate consequences in the event of an accident.
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Dakota Prairie refinery begins operations in western ND

The Dickinson, North Dakota-based Dakota Prairie refinery has begun operations, MDU Resources Group Inc. and Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. announced Monday. The refinery can process 20,000 barrels per day of crude oil.
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East Valley Rail begins Bakken construction

East Valley Industrial Park LLC has received first-round funding for its terminal located east of Williston, North Dakota. Construction is set to begin this summer and EVR plans to begin operations in December 2015.
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Site Safe Containment debuts wellsite containment technology

Site Safe Containment, a wellsite containment company, has begun servicing a new, lightweight, heavy-duty berm for drilling and completion operation. The berm is engineered specifically to allow heavy vehicle “drive-over” capability.
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Industry Events

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

Houston Oilfield Expo

December 9-10, 2015
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

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