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    The Energy of North Dakota program is dedicated to developing partnerships by opening the lines of communication and improving the understanding between the petroleum industry of North Dakota and key stakeholder groups such as property owners, policy makers, community leaders, media reporters and the general public. We work to do this through several events throughout the…

    Giving Back – Projects

    In addition other Energy of North Dakota events like the Teachers Seminar, Pick Up the Patch and Bakken Rocks CookFest, the industry also participates in three other competitive events annually, as well as dozens of other community or organization projects.   Battle of the Bakken Blood Drive Held throughout January and February, the Battle of…

    Giving Back – Requests

    Many companies volunteer for or contribute to communities and organizations within the counties in which they operate. To find contact information for the companies operating in your area, click on your county in the map below.  


      Held twice each summer in two communities impacted by development, the Bakken Rocks CookFest offers residents the opportunity to get out and learn more about the ins and outs of the oil and gas industry, attend an info sessions where they can listen to and visit with the experts of the industry, and best of…

    Pick Up the Patch!

    From snowmelt to snowfall, North Dakota Petroleum Council members and employees team up with members of the community to help keep our communities and roadways clean with huge community-wide events, Adopt-a-Highway programs, or just by stopping to pick up trash as needed. The Program also encourages companies to create a “no litter” culture by: Including…

    Teacher Seminar

    The Energy of North Dakota program hosts more than 40 teachers each spring to help expand teachers’ knowledge of the North Dakota oil and gas industry from its prehistoric beginnings to the final product. The seminar covers various aspects of the industry including history, geology, physics, engineering, production issues, refining and marketing, employment needs, and…

    Al Golden Scholarship

    The Al Golden Memorial Scholarship Fund, named after North Dakota oil pioneer and the first member of the NDPC’s Hall of Fame Al Golden, was established in 2008 to support students who are pursuing post-secondary education in geology, engineering, processing plant technology, science, technical skills or other careers related to the oil and gas industry….

    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…

    Spread the Warmth: Winter Clothing Drive

      Oil and gas companies stepped up to spread the warmth this fall by collecting more than 2,000 winter clothing items, including more than 400 coats and 400 pairs of mittens and gloves among other items to deliver to charities in communities throughout western North Dakota. “The 1st Annual Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive…

    Fuel Food and Fun

        THANK YOU! Thank you to all the companies, industry employees and community members who participated in the 2017 Fuel Food and Fun Drive! The drive helped collect more than 800 toys and 3,400 pounds of food to help make the holidays a little brighter for children and families throughout western North Dakota! It…

    Bakken Blood Drive

    Battle of the Bakken Blood Drive January 27 – February 28 The Battle of the Bakken is a friendly competition among oil companies to get the most donors out to help United Blood Service collect crucial resources. The company that gets the most donors out will win $1,000 to donate to the charity of its…

    Fort Berthold Energy Partners Scholarship

    The North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) and its Energy of North Dakota initiative are excited to partner 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. This scholarship will offer…