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    Results for the 2017 Bakken Classic Fishing Derby

    The Bakken Classic Fishing Derby sponsored by the Energy of North Dakota was another great success, with 72 teams competing and helping raise more than $15,000 for fish and wildlife projects. Thank you to all who participated, and we look forward to doing it again next year! Congratulations to Joey Olson, Mark Feland and Rick…

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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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    Volunteer, Deer

    Public access to prime habitat is a top priority for sportsmen and women. Thanks to a partnership among several conservation groups, the North Dakota Game and Fish, the oil and gas industry, other corporate sponsors and a rancher, there’s about to be more of it. Portions of a $480,000 Outdoor Heritage Fund grant are being…

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    We’re Star-Spangled Enamored for the Red, White and Blue

    This Independence Day, Americans want to celebrate freedom. We want to celebrate with barbecue, burgers and patriotic parades. We want beach towels, cold beer and big booms on display. For the more than 219 million Americans who are planning to celebrate Independence Day, oil and natural gas is making a lot of it happen. According…

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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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