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  • Energy of North Dakota Blog from October 2015

    5 quick ways to winterize for warmth & savings on your energy bill

    Take a few easy steps now to save on your energy bill, keep your home warmer and more energy efficient this winter.

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    Fortis Energy Services, Inc. Wins World Oil Award for Fortis 4 Vets Hiring Program

    Fortis Energy Services was named winner in The Best Outreach Program category for their Fortis 4 Vets hiring initiative at the 14th annual World Oil Awards.  Fortis was chosen from an overwhelming number of international entries collected and judged for the 2015 ceremony held in Houston on October 15. The awards ceremony recognizes and honors…

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    Companies protect N.D.’s environment – see how they do it

      The little tourist town of Medora is one of North Dakota’s treasures, and situated in the midst of it is one of the state’s brightest gems: the Bully Pulpit Golf Course. Whether or not you’re a golf enthusiast, you can appreciate the beauty and uniqueness of this nationally ranked golf course. The golf course…

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    Oil and gas companies collect more than 2,000 winter clothing items for charity

    Oil and gas companies stepped up to spread the warmth this fall by collecting more than 2,000 winter clothing items, including more than 400 coats and 400 pairs of mittens and gloves among other items to deliver to charities in communities throughout western North Dakota.   “The 1st Annual Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive…

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    HBO Might Not Know It, But North Dakota Is a Really Important State – and a Great One

    by Simon Lomax (Cross-posted from Energy In Depth) New York comedian John Oliver – host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” – devoted almost 20 minutes of his show last night to lampooning North Dakota, the state’s energy sector, its political and regulatory system, and even its “kind” and “polite” culture. Of course, Oliver is not…

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    Can I make #fossilfuelfree work in my world?

    The Fossil Fuel Free Challenge…I couldn’t stop thinking about it after it was announced. Can I make it work? At one point, I thought there was a way and was kind of excited give it a go for a few days. A little change every once in a while is fun, right? I began thinking…

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    Oil Companies Help Ensure Families Stay Warm This Winter

    As anyone around here knows, it can get cold very quickly. And that means it’s just about time to take out the winter clothing. Companies in the oil industry are pitching in to make sure people without big paychecks can dress warmly. They began collecting almost a month ago, and the results are astounding. “There…

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