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    Strength

    As one of the nation’s leading energy producers, North Dakota is helping lead the way toward energy security.

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    NDPC honors public servants and first woman Hall of Fame inductee

    Kathleen Neset honored for lifetime of achievement and service to the state and industry; Rep. George Keiser honored for service to the state and commitment to economic development; Duane Jesch of MBI Energy Services honored for outreach and service to the industry. Bismarck, N.D. – Kathleen Neset, President of Neset Consulting Service, Inc., became the…

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    Whiting Petroleum raised money for charity

    By Jessica Holdman Whiting Petroleum Corporation employees raised more than $103,000 for charity as part of the Kroll’s Diner Bismarck Marathon Saturday. Donations will go to Make-A-Wish of North Dakota and the Wounded Warrior Project, the company said in a statement. Whiting had 55 runners from throughout the state and its headquarters in Denver running…

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    Red River Valley firms aid Oil Patch with tech, equipment

    North Dakota’s Oil Patch is about drilling for oil and safely moving it around, but it’s also increasingly about collecting information and putting that information to work. That was the message at Monday’s Bits and Bytes seminar at the Fargo Theatre, where representatives from Red River Valley companies talked about how the gear and technology…

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    GTUIT Passes 20 MMCFD Capacity of Flare Gas Processing

    GTUIT®, LLC ( www.GTUIT.com) today announced that it has recently surpassed 20 MMCFD (million cubic feet per day) of deployed well site natural gas processing capacity. The most recent GTUIT system deployment is a follow-on order from one of the leading producers in the Bakken. GTUIT continues to ship units and grow its processing capacity in…

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    Pipelines vital to U.S. energy security

    They are the arteries of our country, delivering water, energy and fuel to cities, towns and remote areas all across our nation. They are pipelines, and they are the infrastructure needed to ensure our natural resources can continue empowering our economy and energizing job growth. Every day in the United States, there are more than…

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    Oil Boom Brings High School Football Back

    By: EMILY GUERIN The high school football game is the center of life for small towns in much of rural America. And one town, in western North Dakota, is celebrating the return of that ritual for the first time in over a quarter century. The Alexander Comets are a six-man football team (the school is…

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    September Newsletter: Voodoo Crude? Firefighters test volatility rumors and other news

      MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FOR SEPTEMBER 2015     IN THIS ISSUE:  PLUS: NDSC, HESS SPONSOR FREE TRAINING FOR COMMUNITIES, FIRST RESPONDERS Safety is a top priority for the oil and gas industry and that means not only properly training employees and contractors, but also ensuring communities and first responders are prepared. That’s why the North Dakota Safety…

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    Companies donate $82,000 to charities

    Activity may be down this year due to oil prices, but that hasn’t held companies back from hosting fundraising events that give back to their local communities. In August, Purity Oilfield Services hosted its 2nd Annual Truck Rodeo, which raised more than $22,000 for the local 4-H and Teen Challenge programs in Williston. The event…

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    The Abandoned Oil & Gas Well Plugging and Site Reclamation Fund working to remediate abandoned well sites & re-beautify the land

    Ben Smith, KX News

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    #ThrowbackThursday – Alexander Athletics

    It’s Thursday, let’s throwback to a time, pre-shale boom…Small western North Dakota town, Alexander hadn’t had high school sports at Alexander Public School for years as the town was too small to sustain teams.  The few kids of Alexander had to co-op with Watford City High School in order to play sports. Moving forward to…

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    Alexander breaks ground on school expansion project

    By Amy Robinson Farmer Staff Writer The Alexander Public School held its ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new expansion project on Tuesday, Aug. 18. There to celebrate were school officials and teachers, students, members of the construction company, and community members. “I’m so grateful for the staff I have,” said Leslie Bieber, Alexander Public School superintendent….

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    Walking Oil Rigs Spur Cheaper, Quicker Drilling in Supply Glut

    David Wethe, Bloomberg Business Have you ever seen an oil rig walk? Some of the newest rigs can travel hundreds of yards to the next well under their own power, lurching along like 150-foot-tall robots on hydraulic legs that raise the equipment five inches at a time, nudging forward at about a foot per minute. While that…

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    Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive Gives Back to Communities

    Bismarck, N.D. – The North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) and its members are kicking off the 1st Annual Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive today, Sept. 1. The month-long drive will help collect winter clothing that will fill a vital need in many communities this winter. “So many of our neighbors need help, and our…

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