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    ExxonMobil’s XTO Energy Announces Progress on Methane Emissions Reduction Program

    Methane emissions reduced by 9 percent since 2016 Two-thirds of high-bleed pneumatics phased out to date through voluntary program Contributes to ExxonMobil’s measures to reduce emissions by 15 percent by 2020 WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ExxonMobil subsidiary XTO Energy Inc. today said it has reduced methane emissions from its operations by 9 percent since 2016, demonstrating significant progress…

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    Barbecues and Wishes: Industry begins summer of outreach activities

    It’s all about the barbecue at the 6th Annual Bakken BBQ. This family-friendly event benefits Make-A-Wish North Dakota and will feature 16 energy companies BBQ’ing to win the ultimate trophy. The evening will feature food, live entertainment from Sawdust, raffle, bar, games, a kiddy corner, and more. Plenty of fun for the whole family and…

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    #ShowYourEnergy contest helps students learn and earn

    When Governor Doug Burgum challenged North Dakota students to use their creativity, research skills and energy to share what they know about North Dakota’s oil and natural gas industry, students were eager to respond, and this week, six students will be reaping the rewards. Megan McCarthy, Jayce Zuern, Jaedyn Dockter, and Kolby Bennett of Chris…

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    Teaching Teachers On Petroleum: NDPC to Host 2018 Teacher Education Seminar

    BISMARCK, N.D. – Fifty teachers from across the state will be in Bismarck next week to learn more about North Dakota’s petroleum industry, a topic that has captured the attention of leaders, reporters and others around the world. The seminar kicks off on Monday, June 18 with lessons in geology, drilling, and completion technologies. Teachers…

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    Industry plants 58,000 trees through new program

    North Dakota is a little greener because of the oil and gas industry thanks to a program by the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) to fund large-scale habitat plantings throughout North Dakota. The Planting for the Future program kicked off on Thursday, May 10 and will wrap up planting this week. More than 58,000 trees…

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