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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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    Ugly Sweaters for Wishes

    The weather may have been frightful on Saturday, December 17, but that’s not why things got ugly in Dickinson. Rather, it was because of the 90 people clad in their ugliest Christmas sweaters who took to the streets for the inaugural Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl. Sure to become a holiday tradition, the event was created…

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    Ron Ness: Science, law should prevail in DAPL approval

    BISMARCK—The debate over the Dakota Access Pipeline has become one that is centered almost entirely on emotion and politics rather than reason, logic or science, as was proven earlier this month when President Barack Obama refused to grant operators the final easement required to complete the project. That decision marked a disturbing day for America…

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    Local Resident Says Thanks Marathon Oil for CleanUp Help

    I cannot tell you how surprised I was when this group showed up! It all started off as I was walking on the side of my yard thinking to myself that I had no idea how I would get my yard cleaned up this time as I have been through many other storm clean up…

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    Teachers tour the Bakken

    Forty-eight teachers attended the 2016 Teacher Seminar to learn more about the oil and gas industry and tour the oilfield last week. More than half of them hailed from eastern North Dakota and got their first look at a producing well, tour a rig site and refinery, and learn how the industry is working to…

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    Teaching Teachers on Petroleum: NDPC Hosts 2016 Teacher Education Seminar

    Teachers from across the state to gather in Bismarck to learn about the petroleum industry BISMARCK, N.D. – Fifty-two 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…

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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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    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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