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energy and mining

January 18, 2018
About 230 miles worth of green metal pipe, stored by TransCanada for its stalled Keystone XL pipeline, gathers snow, dust and tumbleweeds in a laydown yard where it's been stored near Gascoyne since 2011. Lauren Donovan / Bismarck Tribune
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
January 18, 2018 - 11:32am
A drilling rig stands next to a flare at night in the oil fields surrounding Midland, Texas, on Nov. 7, 2017. Bloombeg photo by Luke Sharrett.
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
January 18, 2018 - 10:35am
Members of the public gave testimony during the public hearing for the proposed Davis Refinery on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Dickinson State University. Sydney Mook / Forum News Service
Public hearing shows mixed feelings towards proposed refinery on fringes of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
January 18, 2018 - 8:45am
January 13, 2018
Buck Hill is the highest observation point in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Consultants for Meridian Energy Group estimate that a water vapor plume from the Davis Refinery may be visible from this point for about 15 daylight hours per year. Jack Dura / Bismarck Tribune
Concerns remain about refinery's impact to Theodore Roosevelt National Park views
January 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 10, 2018
Jeremy Eckroth, environmental manager at the Falkirk Mine in central North Dakota, stands in front of a massive dragline excavator at the mine in August 2017. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota coal production up in 2017
January 10, 2018 - 3:30pm
January 5, 2018
A tax on oil companies was used to clean up oil spills. That tax just expired.
January 5, 2018 - 8:05am
January 2, 2018
An oil well pumps in northwest Dickinson, N.D., as the sun sets to the west. (Press file photo)
2018 looks optimistic for ND energy
January 2, 2018 - 7:43pm
December 27, 2017
Wild horses roam on the eastern edge of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. An oil refinery is being proposed just a few miles away. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Davis Refinery won't seek more regulation despite concerns
December 27, 2017 - 8:24pm
December 15, 2017
Wild horses roam on the eastern edge of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. An oil refinery is being proposed just a few miles away. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
December 15, 2017 - 2:17pm
December 1, 2017
A five acre piece of farmland north of Golden Valley, N.D., owned by John and Leona Flemmer, listen to Lonnie Jacobson, middle, is the site for the North Dakota Carbon Storage Assurance and Facility Enterprise carbon capture research project site in coal country. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Study aims to determine feasibility of underground carbon dioxide storage
December 1, 2017 - 6:01pm
November 20, 2017
 The Syncrude oil sands plant near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 28, 2015. The Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry oil from Canadian oil sands fields to the Gulf of Mexico, has long been at the center of a struggle pitting environmentalists against advocates of energy independence and economic growth. Copyright 2017 New York Times
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
November 20, 2017 - 11:22am
May 3, 2017
Community members met in the Belfield Theatre to ask questions concerning the proposed Davis Refinery on Tuesday. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults)
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
May 3, 2017 - 3:36pm
An old windmill stands in a field northeast of Hettinger as a wind tower, part of the Thunder Spirit Wind Farm, to its northwest. (The Dickinson Press file photo)
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
January 3, 2017 - 6:33pm
December 30, 2016
Rigging equipment is pictured in a field outside of Sweetwater, Texas June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Cooper Neill
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
December 30, 2016 - 7:15pm
December 17, 2016
An oil pipeline spill in Ash Coulee Creek is pictured Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, northwest of Belfield, N.D. The Belle Fourche Pipeline spilled an estimated 176,400 gallons of oil. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Department of Health
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
December 17, 2016 - 4:11pm
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