BISMARCK, N.D. — Trains loaded with Bakken crude pass through the heart of Beach, N.D., every day and a derailment is a catastrophe to contemplate.
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota officials are considering crafting a report that the state’s top oil regulator said will disprove that hauling crude by rail from the rich Bakken and Three Forks formations is dangerously explosive.
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota's oil production could be more than 2 million barrels a day by 2025 — about three times the current rate — according to a state-funded study released Wednesday.
The unprecedented oil-and-gas boom in the Bakken and Three Forks shale underlying western North Dakota and Eastern Montana is creating tremendous wealth for some and an unprecedented number of jobs.
CASPER -- A natural gas company wants to build a 1,300-mile pipeline to carry crude oil from North Dakota through easternmost Wyoming on its way to the nation's biggest storage terminal in central Oklahoma.