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    Campaigns and Initiatives

    The oil and gas industry and its employees are dedicated to North Dakota’s communities in which we live and operate. This means building strong relationships and finding ways to enhance the lives of our employees and stakeholders. Through the Energy of North Dakota, industry is investing in initiatives that help us do so.


    The Energy of North Dakota hosts several drives throughout the year to help collect vital resources for those who need them most.

    Blood Drive

    During the month of February, the Battle of the Bakken Blood Drive pits companies against one another in a friendly competition to help United Blood Services build up their supplies. The company turning out the most donors winning $1,000 to donate to the charity of its choice.


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     Food and Essentials Drive

    In September, companies band together – and compete one another – to collect food, clothing, hygiene products and other necessities for area food banks and nonprofits that can distribute them to those who need them most.



    Fueling Fun Toy Drive

    The holiday season is one of the most joyous times of the year, and the Fueling Fun Toy Drive strives to ensure more children get to experience the joy of opening a present at Christmas.



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    Pick Up the Patch

    We want vibrant communities, but not at the expense of our environment. Pick Up the Patch is an award-winning program dedicated to keeping our communities and state clean.


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    Imagination Library

    Oil and gas companies in North Dakota stepped up in a big way to help fully fund Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program in every oil and gas producing county, thanks to efforts by former First Lady Betsy Dalrymple.

    These are just a few of the ways industry-driven campaigns and initiatives are giving back. Learn more about the programs and educational opportunities here.