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  • Energy of North Dakota Blog from August 2015

    North Dakota’s big oil boom in a man’s land

    Henrietta Norton and Dan Dennison from the Guardian traveled to Williston and Watford City to see the boom for themselves. Expecting the “Wild West” or frontier towns because of the way the area is so commonly portrayed, they found instead a place “much more subtle and complex.” “I’ve been surprised by the positivity individuals have…

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    NDSC, Hess Sponsor Free Training for Communities, First Responders

    Hess Corporation is partnering with the North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) to provide free training designed to prepare communities and emergency personnel to safely and confidently respond to oil and gas emergencies. This training will be provided in conjunction with the 2015 Southwest Region EMS Conference, Saturday, Sept. 26 in Medora. “We’re proud to partner…

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    Bits + Bytes seminar will highlight technology’s role in oil development

    On Monday, September 21st, the oil and technology industries collide in Fargo at a public event hosted by the North Dakota Petroleum Council and Bakken Backers.   “Bits + Bytes” will highlight how Red River Valley firms have found opportunity to grow their businesses in the Bakken and includes an education session for the public…

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    Moving beyond the bust mentality

    There is nothing I love more than summers in North Dakota. Each weekend from Memorial Day to the start of the North Dakota State Fair, I hit the road and drive back to my hometown of New Town to spend a weekend on Lake Sakakawea. What used to be a pretty quick drive from Bismarck…

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