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Green Crowned The Earth’s Champion

Green Crowned The Earth’s Champion

jasonspiess | Energy Media Group FacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to LinkedIn Mary Schimke | Energy Media Group RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Johnny Green is the new champion for the planet Earth.  Over Memorial Day weekend, Green won a 16-person tournament held just outside of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to unify the North American Championship, South […]

North Dakota considers changes to farmland rule to allow solar projects

North Dakota considers changes to farmland rule to allow solar projects

State regulators are proposing changes after having to consider the rule for the state’s largest solar project. A decades-old rule meant to protect North Dakota farmers from unwanted pipeline and transmission projects is potentially limiting their ability to benefit from solar projects, according to advocates and state regulators. North Dakota’s prime farmland rule recently surfaced […]

Above-ground pipeline leak affects Little Missouri River

Above-ground pipeline leak affects Little Missouri River

An above-ground pipeline leak in Dunn County caused about 1 barrel, or 42 gallons, of natural gas liquids to contaminate the Little Missouri River in Dunn County, the North Dakota Department of Health said Friday. Oneok Partners reported that condensate, or a hydrocarbon mix containing natural gas liquids, sprayed from a gasket on Thursday about […]

Oil spill reported in McKenzie County

Oil spill reported in McKenzie County

A pipeline leak caused 300 barrels, or 12,600 gallons, of oil to spill at a well site in McKenzie County on Monday, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division. Oasis Petroleum reported the spill at a well about 8 miles north of Watford City. The oil was contained on the well site and […]

North Dakota House committee advances controversial energy bill

North Dakota House committee advances controversial energy bill

A North Dakota House committee voted Thursday in support of a complex energy bill backed by the industry but opposed by many landowners who view it as taking their property rights. The House Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 10-2 to give a “do-pass” recommendation for a bill dealing with pore space, or the cavity […]

State, tribal oil tax agreement clears final hurdle

State, tribal oil tax agreement clears final hurdle

North Dakota House members put their stamp of approval on a new tribal oil tax agreement, the final hurdle for resolving a dispute with the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation over how oil revenue is shared. The House voted 84-8 on Wednesday in support of a bill that is estimated to send an additional $33.6 […]

Tank leak causes brine, oil spill in Divide County

Tank leak causes brine, oil spill in Divide County

A tank leak caused a brine and oil spill at a well in Divide County earlier this month, but it wasn’t reported until several days later, according to the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division. Future Acquisition Co. reported that 300 barrels, or 12,600 gallons, of brine and 10 barrels, or 420 gallons, of oil […]