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June 13, 2018
Davis Refinery permit approved, Meridian faces potential appeals
June 13, 2018 - 6:47pm
June 6, 2018
Pipeline of brine spill not marked, ND officials say
June 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
June 1, 2018
A train carrying crude oil passes through Williston, N.D., on Friday, May 12, 2017. Forum News Service file photo
Williston, Texas city reaping benefits of smart moves, oil exporting
June 1, 2018 - 11:32am
May 21, 2018
Rep. Marvin Nelson, D-Rolla, and Paul Sorum, a former North Dakota gubernatorial candidate, held a news conference Monday, March 19, in Fargo to discuss a lawsuit they filed in Cass County District Court. The suit challenges the constitutionality of a statute that they argue gives away nearly $2 billion of the state's mineral rights and royalties under Lake Sakakawea. Kim Hyatt / The Forum
Judge prohibits state from forfeiting Lake Sakakawea oil royalties to private ownership
May 21, 2018 - 9:09pm
May 15, 2018
Lynn Helms, director of the NortH Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, said natural gas production hit a record in March even as oil production dropped about 1 percent. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
May 15, 2018 - 7:54pm
April 30, 2018
A Marathon Petroleum drilling rig is shown on Sept. 27, 2013 in northeastern Slope County in North Dakota. Forum News Service file photo
ND refineries become part of Marathon Petroleum under merger
April 30, 2018 - 5:49pm
April 26, 2018
An explosion and fire rocked the Husky Energy refinery and Superior just before 10 a.m. Thursday, April 26, shaking buildings up to a mile away. Photo by Mark Androsky.play button
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
April 26, 2018 - 10:35pm
April 25, 2018
Cynthia Monteau, right, tax director of the MHA Nation, and John Frederick, legal counsel of the MHA Nation, listen Wednesday, April 25, during a discussion on reducing natural gas flaring at Fort Berthold. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
April 25, 2018 - 6:28pm
April 23, 2018
Members of the North Dakota Industrial Commission, from left, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, Gov. Doug Burgum and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem listen to testimony at a meeting Tuesday, April 17, at the state Capitol in Bismarck. (Mike Mccleary, Bismarck Tribune)
ND Industrial Commission falls 8 months behind on meeting minutes
April 23, 2018 - 9:00am
April 17, 2018
Justin Kringstad, right, director of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority, presents his findings on natural gas flaring to members of the North Dakota Industrial Commission at the state Capitol in Bismarck on Tuesday. To the left is Lynn Helms, director of Mineral Resources for the state. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
April 17, 2018 - 6:05pm
April 14, 2018
This is a still image from video that photographer Sara Lafleur-Vetter shot for The Guardian of London, showing police officers arresting protesters at a demonstration against the Dakota Access Pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation on Oct. 22, 2016. Lafleur-Vetter later was herself arrested. Special to The Forum
More than a year later, some journalists arrested at DAPL protests still await trial
April 14, 2018 - 6:00am
April 13, 2018
Natural gas is flared Thursday, April 12, at an oil well site north of Ross, N.D. (Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune)
Regulators to consider revising natural gas flaring policy
April 13, 2018 - 7:42pm
April 9, 2018
Keystone oil spill in November twice as large as initially reported
April 9, 2018 - 5:15pm
April 4, 2018
Teresia McGinnis , a representative from XTO Energy, answers questions from Bruce Hicks, assistant director of the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division, during a public hearing on Wednesday, April 4, in Bismarck for a proposed oil drilling unit near Lake Sakakawea. (Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune)
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
April 4, 2018 - 7:14pm
April 3, 2018
A ruptured pipeline caused when a hillside slumped spilled 12,600 barrels of oil into a creek in Billings County near Belfield, N.D., in December 2016. Special to The Forum / North Dakota Department of Health
80 percent of ND oil spills wouldn't have been reported under new law
April 3, 2018 - 8:56pm