BISMARCK, N.D. — The godfather of North Dakota's present oil bonanza predicted the state's crude production will double to 2 million barrels daily by decade's end but warned industry officials Thursday that future safety missteps would threaten that.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Stock Growers Association has a new president.
Rocky Foy has 11 pipelines running through his property.
The pessimists are right for now: The Heath oil play cutting a swath across Central Montana is no match for the Bakken.
WILSON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney told Republican fundraisers Thursday night that Mitt Romney is the "only" man who can make the right decisions in unexpected foreign policy crises. The presumptive 2012 Republican presidential nominee called Cheney a "great American leader" — and ne…
Montana Energy 2012, the first exposition of its kind in Billings, sold out quickly as more than 350 people came seeking a piece of the oil riches flowing out of the Bakken shale formation.
A billionaire oilman who is widely credited for jump-starting the Bakken oil boom in North Dakota and Montana says energy independence for the United States is no longer a pipe dream.
Some 50 Billings businesses are busy answering the calls from 350 oil companies hungry for workers, trucks, pipe and more, so they can keep pumping crude out of Eastern Montana and western North Dakota.
Someday, when the massive Bakken oil play is more fully developed and pumping crude, the western North Dakota countryside will look like one giant industrial subdivision.
BISMARCK — Billionaire oilman Harold Hamm told North Dakota bankers on Thursday that government estimates of recoverable oil in the Bakken and Three Forks formations are too conservative.