BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers on Wednesday took extensive testimony on a series of bills aimed at addressing the issue of human trafficking in the state. Many took on a victim-centered approach as advocated by the state's attorney general, Wayne Stenehjem.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Temperatures that reached into the 50s here Tuesday hampered cleanup efforts at the site of a massive pipeline leak, making the contamination spread more quickly into the state’s waterways, officials said.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Hess Corp., one of North Dakota’s largest oil and gas producers, will cut spending and operate fewer rigs in the Bakken this year, but plans to drill almost as many wells as last year.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Police chief Art Walgren knew how much the oil boom had changed this once-sleepy town when he spotted something that would have been unheard of not long ago: license plates from Sinaloa, Mexico, home to one of the world's most violent drug cartels.
BISMARCK, N.D. — With the price for a barrel of crude oil hovering below $50 per barrel, the wives and girlfriends of the men who came to the Bakken to work are facing worries of their own.
MISSOULA — Tourism in Montana is booming, beef calf prices are at a 60-year high and wages are on the upswing once more, economists told a Missoula audience Friday.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Earthen barriers have been set up across a creek and water was being tested Thursday around the site of a nearly 3-million-gallon leak of saltwater generated by oil drilling, the largest spill of its kind during North Dakota’s current oil rush.
FARGO, N.D. — The snow is dirtier in the Great Plains, especially in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, than in many other places in North America, a recently released snow survey has found.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater generated by oil drilling have leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, an official said Wednesday, the largest such spill since the state’s current oil boom began and nearly three times worse than previous record spills. Two creeks have bee…
Nearly 3 million gallons of briny water generated by crude oil production has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline and reached two creeks, making it the biggest spill of this type of wastewater since the state's Bakken formation oil boom began in 2006.
A federal judge Wednesday rejected a plea deal for a Fairview man convicted in a large methamphetamine conspiracy in the Bakken oil fields, saying the agreement didn’t reflect the crime or the defendant’s record.
BISMARCK, N.D. — This year’s second death in the oil fields is under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
DICKINSON, N.D. — The cost of a new oil refinery near Dickinson is rising due to delays in getting the facility up to full production.
WILLISTON, N.D. — Officials are updating a comprehensive plan for Williston that is just a few years old, saying the original plan did not take into account the rapid growth that the oil patch hub has experienced.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Even though the number of rigs drilling the Bakken drops daily, Williston Job Service manager Cindy Sanford said her office isn’t slowing down.
WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williston City Commission voted this week to close the doors on two man camps for not having proper fire sprinkler systems installed.
MANDAREE, N.D. — An oil service company owner has died and another employee was injured while repairing equipment at an oil well near Mandaree.
BISMARCK, N.D. — An oil service company owner has died and another employee was injured while repairing equipment at a QEP Resources oil well location near Mandaree.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Williston Economic Development wants to connect regional manufacturers and oil producers.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock’s proposed infrastructure plan, which would spend nearly $400 million on public works projects across the state, gets its first public airing Tuesday.