Trump outlines national energy policy during Bismarck visit

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, used the annual Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota, as an opportunity to unveil his national energy policy.
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The Bakken will be back, but when?

John Gerdes, managing director and head of research for the KLR Group, believes that the end of the low-oil-price environment is near and that the Bakken is ideally situated to play a significant role in the industry's comeback.
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Whiting CEO outlines Bakken optimism

Whiting President and CEO Jim Volker told attendees at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that North Dakota was one of the best run states for the oil and gas industry. He also outlined the company's hedging plans for 2016.
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Industry must learn to communicate more effectively

Jay Ottoson, president and CEO of Denver-based SM Energy, is providing the oil and gas industry with an opportunity to communicate with its customers more effectively. He believes it's needed to counter negative messages about the industry.
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FMC Technologies and Technip announce merger

Technip and FMC Technologies Inc. announced that the two companies will combine to create TechnipFMC, a $13 billion company headquartered in Paris.
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Minneapolis Fed Reserve President explains Bakken's pull

Neel Kashkari wants to know what is happening in North Dakota when he heads to Washington D.C. to help set interest rates in the U.S. Kashkari recently updated Bakken entities on his role during the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference.
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Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC)

August 1-3, 2016
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas

2016 OKC Oilfield Expo

August 17-18, 2016
Cox Convention Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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