Ore senator calls Bakken historic energy boom, plans visit

Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, has made plans to visit western N.D. The Bakken, he said, "is rewriting the playbook for American energy."
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ND Land Board Awards $27 Million for Airports in oil patch

The Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) has awarded more than $27 million in its first round of grants to airports impacted by rapid development in the state's oil and gas counties.
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Wood Group credits growth to shale, Bakken

Wood Group, an international energy services company, is capitalizing on U.S.-based shale energy plays to reach an annualized revenue total of roughly $500 million, according to the company.
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ND officials give reasons to exempt state from federal frack rule

Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer have urged Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to exempt North Dakota and the state's tribes from a proposed Bureau of Land Management final rule on hydraulic fracturing.
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White paper outlines role of Bakken workforce housing facilities

A new white paper discusses the purpose of workforce housing in the areas growing due to resource extraction. The paper highlights several facilities currently operating in N.D.
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ND Oil and Gas Division sets date for rule change hearing

The North Dakota Industrial Commission's Oil and Gas Division has set the date for a public hearing regarding several proposed amendments or additions to the N.D. Administrative Code. The amendments could impact flaring, stripper wells and more.
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Industry Events

North Dakota Petroleum Council Annual Meeting

September 17-19, 2013
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Bakken Artificial Lift & Production Congress 2013

September 24-25, 2013

Denver, Colorado

The Bakken | Three Forks Shale Oil Innovation Conference & Expo

February 10-12, 2014
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, North Dakota

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