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October 19, 2018
Dakota Access Pipeline expansion takes step forward
BISMARCK—A potential expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline took a step forward Friday, Oct. 19.. Energy Transfer Partners announced it...
21 hours 48 min ago
Deep injection well sought for oil wastewater in southwest SD
RAPID CITY, S.D.—A proposal to dispose of oil-production wastewater by injecting it 3,160 feet underground in the southwestern corner of...
October 19, 2018 - 3:42pm
October 18, 2018
ERP Iron Ore assets auctioned off
The Minnesota and Indiana assets of bankrupt ERP Iron Ore were auctioned off Tuesday as the company entered purchase agreements with two bidders....
October 18, 2018 - 10:43am
October 13, 2018
North Dakota oil production sets more records, but limited by gas capture
BISMARCK—North Dakota continued to set oil and gas production records in August, reaching nearly 1.3 million barrels per day, the Department...
October 13, 2018 - 7:40am
October 11, 2018
Oasis completes new gas processing plant in northwest ND
BISMARCK — Oasis Midstream Partners will celebrate Friday, Oct. 12, the completion of a natural gas processing plant, a highly anticipated project as North Dakota's oil industry works to reduce natural gas flaring. The Oasis Wild Basin II plant will add 200 million cubic feet...
October 11, 2018 - 8:27pm
Coal-fired power plant demolished in central ND
STANTON, N.D. -- Leveled in less than 30 seconds, Stanton Station coal-fired power plant, the oldest in Great River Energy’s North Dakota fleet,...
October 11, 2018 - 5:19pm
October 10, 2018
Large wind farm planned south of Bismarck
BISMARCK — A large wind farm is planned for south central North Dakota, according to documents filed with the state's Public Service Commission....
October 10, 2018 - 5:03pm
ND Xcel customers in line for refunds due to federal tax cuts
BISMARCK — Xcel Energy is planning to refund North Dakota electric customers almost $9.8 million due to the tax cuts Congress passed last...
October 10, 2018 - 4:01pm
October 2, 2018
Nuclear, wind energy a growing part of energy mix, Xcel says
WELCH, Minn. — Xcel Energy aims to grow the share of carbon-free energy in its overall generating mix in the next decade, and Prairie Island...
October 2, 2018 - 4:38pm
September 30, 2018
If Mississippi dams are removed, what happens to the hydroelectric plants? Corps plan has ripple effects
ST. PAUL — Andy Davis can think of 42 reasons not to take out the dams of the upper Mississippi River. That is the number of megawatts...
September 30, 2018 - 6:05am
September 29, 2018
Union wants Minnesota workers hired for wind farm construction
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — With several wind farm projects in development in southwest Minnesota and more on the way, it's an exciting time...
September 29, 2018 - 7:48am
September 28, 2018
Oil drilling unit near Lake Sakakawea to move forward
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Industrial Commission has approved a drilling unit near Lake Sakakawea, but made some changes that regulators...
September 28, 2018 - 7:15pm
September 27, 2018
New natural gas processing plant announced for Bakken
BISMARCK — A company that's constructing a new natural gas processing plant in the core of the Bakken announced plans this week for a second plant, doubling the size of the project. Oneok plans to construct Demicks Lake II in McKenzie County, adding 200 million cubic feet per...
September 27, 2018 - 7:23pm
September 26, 2018
Department of Commerce wants Line 3 approval reconsidered
DULUTH — The Minnesota Department of Commerce formally requested the Minnesota Public Utilities Commision reconsider its decision to approve the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline replacement Tuesday, Sept. 25. The Department of Commerce, which has long opposed the pipeline project,...
September 26, 2018 - 8:04pm
Strategic Petroleum Reserve could be next Trump weapon on oil prices
Tweeting will only get you so far. After failing to cajole OPEC to pump more and lower oil prices, U.S. President Donald Trump could pursue a...
September 26, 2018 - 10:54am