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    ND Mule Deer Foundation Hosts Organizational Socials

    North Dakota deer season is upon us and as sportsmen prepare to get out in the field, it’s important to remember the many volunteers who help rebuild and support the habitat needed to continue this great heritage. The Mule Deer Foundation has really done some great work in 2017 by increasing its sportsman access initiative…

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    Over one ton of food and essential items collected during F.E.A.S.T.

    The oil and gas industry collected more than 2,770 pounds of food and other essential items last month during the Food, Essentials and Supplies Throwdown, a friendly competition among companies to collect the most items. Bilfinger Westcon won the competition hosted by the Energy of North Dakota and won $1,000 to donate to the charity…

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    Veterans to be the focus of hiring summit

    Veterans have long been sought after to fill many oilfield jobs that are available, but the channels used to recruit servicemember to the industry often fall short. Fortis Energy Services, a company that has shown years-long commitment to hiring vets, will host a summit on November 6 to discuss how employers can better turn their…

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    “Impulse buy” triggers chain reaction at Old Settlers Parade

    It started out as a bit of an impulse buy. Conrad Ellis went to the store to purchase candy for the Old Settlers Parade in Alexander, N.D. and decided it would be fun to also give away a few bicycles and helmets. According to The Roundup, that impulse was infectious. A vendor walked into Ellis’…

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    Helping hands follow in the wake of Harvey

    Oil and Gas Industry Unites to Help Those in Need Hurricane Harvey is considered the worst natural disaster in history, but what it may have caused in damages, it has not broken in spirit. In the aftermath of the storm, individuals, companies and organizations are banding together to help those who have been affected, and…

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    Safety Spotlight: Corval Group Reaches Seven Million Hours Worked with No Lost Time Injuries.

    Corval Group reached a significant milestone in July when it achieved 7 million hours worked without a lost time injury. Corval credits the company’s focus and dedication to its vision of “No One Gets Hurt” and the proactive safety culture within the company. The company’s last lost workday occurred more than a decade ago in…

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    Kinder Morgan’s $250,000 contribution is largest single donation to Arnegard fire station

    Kinder Morgan presented a $250,000 check to the Arnegard Fire Department earlier this month, making the company’s donation the largest given to the new station. “Thanks to this generous investment from Kinder Morgan, the Arnegard Fire Department is positioned to respond to the public safety needs of our community and surrounding areas as the population…

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    Slawson donation helps improve Van Hook’s access to water supply

    For several years, members of the Van Hook Park traveled eight miles to New Town and back to get water for their homes and cabins, but thanks to a $50,000 donation from Slawson Exploration Company, residents will soon have a water kiosk right in the park. “When the proposal for Rural Water at Van Hook…

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    Crestwood’s credit toward health

    McKenzie County Health Systems received another early Christmas present this month when Crestwood Equity Partners LP pledged a $150,000 contribution to the new state-of-the-art medical facility. Crestwood’s pledged donation will go toward the McKenzie County Healthcare System’s nursing station in the new hospital, which is scheduled to be completed next summer. “Crestwood is honored to…

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    A Visit with Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

    It was fun to provide a Bakken drilling rig tour for Mark Zuckerberg as part of his visit America tour. He had more questions than we had time in our two hours at the rig. He took the time to meet and visit with many of the employees and learn about their jobs and experiences…

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