ND production climbs back above a million barrels per day

After production declines in August and September, North Dakota's crude production suddenly eclipsed the million barrel per day mark. Lynn Helms, state Department of Mineral Resources director, believes improved oil prices created the increase.
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EPA releases final report on fracking’s drinking water impacts

EPA's final report on the impact of fracking on drinking water resources was sharply criticized by industry groups. Although the report's conclusions were changed, it's expected to have little impact on North Dakota's oil and gas industry.
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Tribal chairman: Protest camp could be empty by year’s end

ND Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Standing Rock Tribal Chairman David Archambault met this week to discus repairing relationships following protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline. In addition, state law enforcement officials again asked for federal help.
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Enerplus sheds non-op Fort Berthold Bakken acreage for $292M

Enerplus Corp. is selling 5,800 net acres located on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation within the Williston Basin for $292 million to a non-disclosed buyer. Proceeds from the sale will help the E&P ramp-up activity.
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IEA: oil supply deficit to happen in first half of 2017

A new assessment of the global oil supply and demand market by the International Energy Agency shows that the market could become balanced sooner than expected.
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Trump plans quick decision on Dakota Access Pipeline

Decisions on both the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines could come soon after President-elect Donald Trump takes office next month. In an interview over the weekend, Trump didn't provide any specifics on whether he'd allow work to resume.
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