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    North Dakota Petroleum Council Launches Fort Berthold Energy Partners Scholarship

    The North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) and its Energy of North Dakota initiative have recently partnered with Missouri River Resources, Baker Consulting, and J & J Rentals to create the Fort Berthold Energy Partners scholarship program for deserving enrolled members of the MHA Nation pursuing an education and/or career in energy. “Although 16 percent of…

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    ExxonMobil and Employees Contribute More Than $100,000 to North Dakota Colleges and Universities

    ExxonMobil and Employees Contribute More Than $100,000 to North Dakota Colleges and Universities ExxonMobil and its employees contributed more than $100,000 to institutions of higher education across North Dakota as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2016 Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil employees, retirees, directors and surviving spouses contributed $31,500 to five North Dakota colleges and…

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    Give a Little Piece of Your Heart Now, Baby

    Whiting Oil & Gas employees once again showed they were willing to give a little piece of their hearts to those in need by bringing out the most volunteers for the Battle of the Bakken Blood Drive in February. Forty-one Whiting employees donated during the annual blood drive to secure $1,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation. The…

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    JMAC Raises Money for McKenzie County Emergency Response Vehicle Track N’ Go System

    JMAC Resources is hoping it can help McKenzie County make tracks this spring by matching contributions to outfit an emergency response vehicle with the Track N’ Go system. The campaign first started in January, but already the company is starting a second campaign. Those interested in partnering should contact Karolin Jappe at 701-580-6936 or at the…

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    Baylor, Hess Toy Truck partner on new free STEM initiative

    Baylor College of Medicine and Hess Corporation are partnering to offer a free STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education curriculum for schools nationwide. Hess and Baylor are making 500 Hess Toy Truck STEM kits available for free. Each kit includes a teacher’s manual with student activity sheets and 10 2016 Hess Toy Truck and Dragsters….

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    Halliburton Donates to College’s Petroleum Department

    WILLISTON, N.D. – Five Halliburton tools worth an estimated $42,000 dollars were donated to WSC’s Petroleum Department late last semester. Welding students under the direction of Tim Delorme, WSC’s Welding Instructor have built a display for the tools. Andrew Eis, Halliburton’s District Service Manager for Completion Tools, provided Gerald McGillivray, WSC’s Petroleum Technology Instructor, with…

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    ConocoPhillips Announces $242,000 in Grants to Local Organizations

    DICKINSON, N.D. – ConocoPhillips announced the presentation of $242,000 in charitable grants to 12 organizations from five counties in the Williston Basin at an event in Dickinson.   This year’s recipients included area volunteer first responders, healthcare facilities, schools and civic and environmental organizations. The largest of these donations was a $100,000 grant to the…

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    Mule Deer Foundation Hosts Bakken Banquets

    The Mule Deer Foundation has been busy in North Dakota thanks to our members, volunteers and conservation partners such as the ND Petroleum Council! The Foundation has funded critical wildlife and habitat conservation projects for the last 14 years in North Dakota.  North Dakota chapters have helped NDGF on a 4 year mule deer study…

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    NOW HIRING: Ramp up in activity increases need in new employees

    NOW HIRING: INCREASING ACTIVITY CALLS FOR INCREASING WORKFORCE With spring on the horizon and more stable markets, activity is set to ramp up and many companies are starting the hunt for new employees to help fill vacancies in their workforces. This is welcome news in many communities that have weathered nearly five years of the downturn…

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    North Dakota Petroleum Council Accepting Applications For Al Golden Scholarships

    Bismarck, N.D. – The North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) is seeking applicants for the Al Golden Memorial Scholarship program, which will provide a $2,000 scholarship to nine qualified college students pursuing a post-secondary education in geology, engineering, processing plant technology, science, technical skills or other careers related to the oil and gas industry. The application…

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