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    Oil Workers, MSU Students Pick Up Trash For Earth Day

    KXNet.com – Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND Workers for oil-related companies are taking to the ditches and sidewalks in the Bakken region this spring, helping to beautify the area. The annual “Pick up the Patch” is sponsored by the North Dakota Petroleum Council. The event began today at the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch near Minot. To continue reading,…

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    ExxonMobil and Employees Contribute more than $45 Million to U.S. Colleges and Universities

    IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE) — ExxonMobil and its employees contributed a total of $45.4 million to institutions of higher education across the country as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2015 Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil employees, retirees, directors and surviving spouses contributed $13.2 million, which was matched with $32.2 million in unrestricted grants from the ExxonMobil…

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    Pick Up the Patch! and Community Clean-Ups to Begin This Week

    Bismarck, N.D. – Several Pick Up the Patch! and community spring clean-up events are slated to begin this week and many will continue through May. The oil and gas industry volunteer to help communities clean up cities and roadways as part of the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s (NDPC) award-winning Pick Up the Patch! Program each…

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    XTO Energy awards $25,000 grant to Family Crisis Shelter; $100,000 total since 2013

    XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, presented the Family Crisis Shelter with a $25,000 donation on Thursday to support domestic violence and sexual assault survivors in western North Dakota. This brings XTO’s total four-year grant to the Family Crisis Shelter to $100,000. Based in Williston, N.D., the Family Crisis Shelter provides sexual…

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    NDPC office to serve as drop-off location for The Mercy Box Campaign

    The North Dakota Petroleum Council will serve as a drop-off location for The Mercy Box, a program initiated by the North Dakota Homeless Coalition to collect food and personal care items for those experiencing homelessness. For the month of April, NDPC will team up with local businesses and individuals to collect these items that will…

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    Hess Corporation recognized for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility

    Hess Corporation recently earned The Rocky Mountain Oil & Gas Awards 2016 Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility for its operations in the North Dakota Bakken. The award is given to the company with a social responsibility program that best demonstrates its “ethical, environmental, and social benefit to all of society’s stakeholders, the environment…

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    College professors invited for three-day tour of North Dakota’s energy industry

    The Lignite Energy Council and the Petroleum Council will be hosting the third annual “North Dakota Energy Tour” on August 2 – 4. College professors in North Dakota and surrounding states are invited to participate in the three-day tour.   The objective of the Energy Tour is to give professors a first-hand look at the…

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    Marathon Oil makes a Donation to Killdeer FFA

    The donation will be used to help the FFA teach premier leadership to its members through many different activities. Those activities include, but not limited to, conventions and Career Development Events. The chapter has also volunteered at the “Feed My Starving Children” event that was held at the High Plains Cultural Center in Killdeer. The…

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