CASPER, Wyo. — Oil production in the Powder River Basin more than doubled during the past five years, the U.S. Energy Information Agency reported Monday, confirming a trend many observers had long suspected.
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota oil drillers produced an average of about 1.04 million barrels of oil a day in May.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Jack Dalrymple urged industry and government officials on Tuesday to build more pipelines to keep pace with the breakneck speed of North Dakota's oil production.
Credit for the continuing success of America’s shale oil and gas boom goes primarily to new technology and new applications of existing technology.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Dr. Lyle Best traveled nearly 200 miles from the heart of North Dakota's oil patch Tuesday to tell state regulators one thing: "Slow down."
BISMARCK, N.D. — The proposed but controversial multibillion-dollar pipelines that would bring a flood of Canadian tar sands oil to the U.S. likely won’t hinder North Dakota’s soaring crude production, state and industry officials say.
STD boom. North Dakota public health officials reported “drastic” increases in reported cases of syphilis and gonorrhea last year. The incidence of these two sexually transmitted diseases outstrips the increase in population and is not limited to the western region of the state where oil pr…
Montana’s oil production held steady last year, but North Dakota pumped 60 percent more crude than in 2011.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A Texas company has completed cleanup of a massive saltwater spill on the Montana-North Dakota border, regulators said Wednesday.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming oil production is on the upswing after decades of decline, but recent production is still nowhere near the state’s all-time peak.
Expect moderate economic growth this year, compared to 2012, in the six Midwestern and Rocky Mountain states that make up the Federal Reserve Bank’s Ninth District. In its latest survey of economic conditions, the Minneapolis Fed concluded:
NEW YORK — U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer.
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.
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North Dakota has passed Alaska to become the second-leading oil-producing state in the nation, trailing only Texas.
Nearly every month over the past three years, oil production from North Dakota's Bakken shale set a new record. Today, companies are extracting more than half a million barrels daily, surpassing California as the third-largest oil-producing state behind Alaska and Texas.
Despite a warm winter, MDU Resources Group reported its earnings for the first quarter of this year were 19 cents per share, compared to 23 cents last year.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled new procedures to speed up drilling on public lands, an area where Republicans and the oil industry have pressed the administration to do more to boost oil production and help drive down gasoline prices.
Oasis Petroleum chief executive Tommy Nusz addresses the lunchtime audience as energy related businesses fill the MetraPark Expo Center for the first Montana Energy 2012 conference on Tuesday.
Kraig Pester, left, of Tractor & Equipment Company talks with Carl Baltrusch, of Agricultural Express of Billings and Mike Waldenberg, of Central Plumbing & Heating in Great Falls at the two-day energy conference in Billings.