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March 9, 2019
Wind turbines dot the landscape around Courtenay, N.D. Extreme cold in late January caused the turbines there and elsewhere to temporarily shut down. Forum News Service file photo
Extreme cold shuts down North Dakota wind farms, energizing debate on their reliability
March 9, 2019 - 10:26am
January 24, 2019
The site of the Davis Refinery, pictured on July 31, 2018, southwest of Belfield, N.D. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Davis Refinery air permit upheld by district court
January 24, 2019 - 4:09pm
December 21, 2018
Protesters set up a giant loon outside the Crosslake Community Center in 2017 where public hearings occurred about the Enbridge Line 3 expansion proposal. Frank Lee / Forum News Service file photo
With Minn. Gov’s backing, Commerce appeals Line 3
December 21, 2018 - 6:51pm
December 12, 2018
Southwest Judicial District Judge Dann Greenwood listens to arguments Wednesday, Dec. 12, from attorneys representing the National Parks Conservation Association, Environmental Law & Policy Center and the Dakota Resource Council in the Stark County Courthouse in Dickinson. The groups are appealing the North Dakota Department of Health permit for the Davis Refinery. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Judge hears arguments in appeal of Davis Refinery permit
December 12, 2018 - 8:47pm
December 3, 2018
Environmental groups appeal PolyMet mine permits
December 3, 2018 - 3:41pm
October 19, 2018
The Dakota Access Pipeline while under construction in western North Dakota.  Forum News Service file photo
Dakota Access Pipeline expansion takes step forward
October 19, 2018 - 8:19pm
October 13, 2018
Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, is seen in this Forum News Service file photo.
North Dakota oil production sets more records, but limited by gas capture
October 13, 2018 - 7:40am
October 11, 2018
Oasis completes new gas processing plant in northwest ND
October 11, 2018 - 8:27pm
The Great River Energy Stanton Station is seen in this file photo. Bismarck Tribune
Coal-fired power plant demolished in central ND
October 11, 2018 - 5:19pm
October 10, 2018
Wind turbines abut a traditional farm July 7, 2014, south of Wilton, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Large wind farm planned south of Bismarck
October 10, 2018 - 5:03pm
ND Xcel customers in line for refunds due to federal tax cuts
October 10, 2018 - 4:01pm
September 28, 2018
An oil well is pictured along the shoreline of Lake Sakakawea in Williams County, N.D., on Wednesday, April 11, 2017. Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service
Oil drilling unit near Lake Sakakawea to move forward
September 28, 2018 - 7:15pm
September 27, 2018
New natural gas processing plant announced for Bakken
September 27, 2018 - 7:23pm
September 24, 2018
Oil Derrick
North Dakota 'just won the geology lottery.' Oil exec estimates the Bakken reserves hold 30 to 40 billion barrels of recoverable oil
September 24, 2018 - 6:25pm
A drilling rig operates in April at a Slawson Exploration well pad near Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Drilling is now complete with hydraulic fracturing expected to begin in October. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Oil company proposes new wells near Lake Sakakawea
September 24, 2018 - 6:04pm