ND DOT talks Bakken road construction progress

In a two-year period from 2010 to 2012, North Dakota saw a 22 percent increase in traffic state-wide and a 53 percent increase in the oil producing counties. Grant Levi, North Dakota DOT director explains the future for the state's road systems.
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LPP Combustion demonstrates gas capture technology in the Bakken

Richard Roby, CEO of LPP Combustion LLC, admits that selling Bakken oil producers on his company's gas capture technology is a difficult task.
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Macoma Capital makes largest investment yet in the Bakken

New York-based investment firm Macoma Capital Group has made its largest investment in the Bakken through a leading energy company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of oil and gas properties in the Williston Basin.
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NRP invests $340M for 5,700 Bakken leasehold

Natural Resource Partners L.P., a natural resource company that owns interests in oil and gas, coal, aggregates and industrial minerals, has agreed to pay Kaiser-Francis Oil Co. $340 million to increase its oil and gas holdings in Bakken formation.
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Fitch publishes Bakken report

Fitch Ratings published its "Bakken Shale Report" that provides an analysis on Bakken shale including crude market dynamics and the potential for new pipelines out of the region.
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U.S. Surface Transportation Board pushed for rail transparency

U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., announced the U.S. Surface Transportation Board has taken action that will require transparency from all railroads by revealing more data about their rail shipment delays for all products including Bakken crude.
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GATX, BNSF begin rail safety training in Fargo

GATX Corp. and BNSF Railway this week began rail safety training in Fargo as part of an ongoing effort to improve safety nationwide.
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