Lifting crude export ban remains key energy policy issue

An oil industry expert says that although low oil prices have made efforts to end the U.S. ban on crude exports a less important presidential campaign issue, they haven’t diminished its significance internationally.
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Report: Gas capture technology significantly reduces emissions

A gas capture technology demonstration project conducted under the Environmentally Friendly Drilling program proved successful in significantly reducing emissions at a Hess Corp. well site in the Bakken.
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After sale of E&P unit, MDU outlines lower-risk business plan

Following the announcement of the sale of its exploration and production unit, Bismarck, North Dakota-based MDU Resources has released a five-year capital allotment plan.
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Bakken waste solution firm expands operations through acquisition

A waste solutions provider focused on the Bakken isn't letting oil prices get in the way of its expansion efforts. G&G Garbage LLC, a company established in 1993, has acquired another company after also gaining TENORM certification.
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NDPA director explains ND's fluctuating well count numbers

After consecutive increases in June and July 2015, the total number of North Dakota’s oil wells fell by nearly 100 from August to September, said Justin Kringstad, North Dakota Pipeline Authority director.
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ND state agencies developing new rail plan

The North Dakota Department of Transportation is leading a team of six state agencies working to develop the new state rail plan. The goal of the state agencies is to draft a plan that will provide efficient, accessible service to rail customers.
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