North Dakota adopts tough new restrictions on gas flaring

The North Dakota Industrial Commission today approved a policy to reduce the volume of natural gas flared from oil wells in the Bakken and Three Forks formations, an approach Department of Mineral Resources Director called a completely new approach.
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Generators Evolving With The Bakken

As the extreme demand for power supply continues, the equipment used is evolving. Tough operating conditions and increased power needs at the well site and other infrastructure sites has impacted the type of generator used in the Bakken.
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The Bakken celebrates 1 million barrels

More than 2,000 people gathered in Tioga, N.D., to celebrate the state producing more than one million barrels of oil per day. The One Million Barrels-One Million Thanks celebration was hosted by Neset Consulting Service.
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Pipelines booming in the Bakken

Companies across the country want to lay miles of pipeline throughout Western North Dakota to transport Bakken crude oil to refineries throughout the U.S. and Canada. Enbridge and Energy Transfer Partners are two of those companies interested.
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UND's Collaborative Energy Complex receives $5 million from Hess

Hess Corp. announced a $5 million gift to UND's College of Engineering & Mines. With an additional $2.5 million match from the North Dakota Higher Education Challenge Fund, the total impact equals $7.5 million.
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Univar opens second oil and gas facility in the Bakken

Univar Inc., a global chemical distributor of industrial and specialty chemicals and related chemistry services, opened its second chemical facility in the Williston Basin to support its oil and gas business in Western North Dakota.
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Industry Events

2nd Annual Bakken Artificial Lift & Production Optimization 2014

July 16-17, 2014
Renaissance Denver Hotel
Denver, Colorado

Unconventional Resources Technology Conference

August 25-27, 2014
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

The Bakken | Three Forks Shale Oil Innovation Conference & Expo

January 12-14, 2015
Alerus Center
Grand Forks, ND

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