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    Helping hands follow in the wake of Harvey

    LATEST NEWS UPCOMING EVENTS 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…

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    How Energy Benefits You This Fourth

    LATEST NEWS UPCOMING EVENTS STAR-SPANGLED ENAMORED This Independence Day, Americans want a lot of things. We want barbecue, burgers and patriotic parades. We want beach towels, cold beer and big booms on display. Chances are you’re one of the more than 219 million Americans who are planning to celebrate Independence Day, and whether you’re one…

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    April: Pick Up the Patch, Mule Deer and Toys for Learning

    Pick Up the Patch Kicks Off Tomorrow Energy of North Dakota’s Pick Up the Patch program will kick off this Thursday, April 20, in New Town. Slawson Exploration is partnering with MHA Nation’s North Segment and the New Town Chamber to host a community-wide clean-up beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Northern Lights Building and…

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    Cooking for a Cause: Three Ways Industry Is Bringing the Heat When it Comes to Helping

    MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FOR JANUARY 2017     BAKKEN BLOOD DRIVE UNDERWAY The Third Annual Battle of the Bakken Blood Drive kicked off on January 27 and has a full slate of donation opportunities today through Feb. 28. The blood drive, which is hosted by the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) in partnership with United Blood Services (UBS),…

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    October: Don’t Miss Out on a $25,000 Treat This Halloween

    MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FOR OCTOBER 2016     THIS AIN’T NO TRICK A few days remain for nonprofit organizations in Montana and North Dakota to apply for two $25,000 grants from XTO Energy. The grants, says XTO Energy, is a show of appreciation for the communities in eastern Montana and western North Dakota who have welcomed the company…

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    September: Name the sources of rising methane emissions…Survey Says!

    MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FOR SEPTEMBER 2016     NAME A SOURCE OF RISING METHANE EMISSIONS… If you guess cow burps, you just scored points for your team on Family Feud, but if you guessed fossil fuels, you gained a strike and failed to get on the board. A study recently released by researchers at the Royal Holloway, University…

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    August: Then and now: How rural North Dakota has schooled the “Emptied Prairie”

    MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FOR AUGUST 2016     BAKKEN BRINGS EDUCATION BACK BIGGER AND BETTER THAN BEFORE It’s Back to School time, and what better way to bring it back than with some lessons on petroleum? Did you know that petroleum plays a crucial part of your education? From iPads and computers to backpacks, tablets and pens, petroleum…

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    July: Does Fracking Make My Wallet Look Big?

    MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FOR JULY 2016     BAKKEN ROCKS COOKFEST BROUGHT THE MEAT AND TREATS TO HUNDREDS An estimated 1,800 people came out to the 8th Annual Bakken Rocks CookFests despite the heat to take advantage of information sessions, live entertainment from area musicians and, of course, free BBQ and food served up by the industry’s best…

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    June: Books, BBQs, and Star-Spangled Banners By the Barrel – June Issue

    MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FOR JUNE 2016     INFOGRAPHIC:  INDEPENDENCE BY THE BARREL Did you know that Americans have saved $20 BILLION so far this year compared to last year thanks to lower gas prices? Or that this year’s price are the lowest they’ve been for the Fourth of July in more than a decade? Well, this isn’t…

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    April: 65 Years and Going Strong!

      MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FOR APRIL 2016     (Photo courtesy of State Historical Society of North Dakota, William E. (Bill) Shemorry Photograph Collection)APRIL 4 MARKS 65 YEARS OF OIL DEVELOPMENT IN ND This week marks 65 years since North Dakota first became an oil producing state. Although there have been ups and downs, the industry continues today…

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