News

KX Conversation - North Dakota Caves

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Geological Survey

IIJA Reclamation Letter Sent to Landowners

Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

Letter sent to Landowners regarding confiscated wells located on their property. 


DMR Years of Service Awards and Recognition

Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

WELLS UNDER CONSIDERATION TO BE RETURNED TO PRIOR OPERATOR

Monday, November 21, 2022 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources

Website Update 6.23.22

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 10:00 am

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Geological Survey, Oil and Gas Division, Paleo/Fossil

DMR and IT support staff are continuing to work on bringing the DMR website to full strength.

Click here for more.


State of North Dakota Comments on 2021 NSPS Proposal

Monday, January 31, 2022

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, State of North Dakota

State of North Dakota Comments on Proposed Standards of Performance for New,Reconstructed, and Modified Sources and Emissions Guidelines for Existing Sources: Oil and Natural Gas Sector Climate Review (86 Fed. Reg. 63,110) (November 15, 2021)[EPA–HQ–OAR–2021–0317; FRL–8510–02–OAR]

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Oil and Gas Division reallocation of CARES Act Funding approved for work in western North Dakota

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The North Dakota Emergency Commission and North Dakota Legislative Budget Section have approved reallocating 1% of the state’s CARES Act Funding to a grant program which will provide additional short- and long-term economic support statewide from a previously approved Oil and Gas Division orphan well site reclamation program. The $16 million reallocation will move a portion of dollars from the reclamation of orphan well sites to a grant program that will support the employment of frac crews to complete drilled but uncompleted (“DUC”) wells.

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Bakken Restart Task Force established to outline plan forward to strengthen North Dakota's energy future

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The Department of Mineral Resources has established the Bakken Restart Task Force to facilitate rapid recovery of the oil and gas industry and supporting sectors impacted by COVID-related demand shock.

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North Dakota Oil and Gas Division launches monthly North Dakota Oil and Gas Podcast

Monday, April 13, 2020

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division has launched “North Dakota Oil and Gas,” a podcast which includes the Division’s monthly “Director’s Cut” in a easily accessible and modern platform for North Dakota citizens.

See news release

North Dakota DMR to Reinstate Well Waivers

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The Department of Mineral Resources was directed today by the North Dakota Industrial Commission to immediately reinstate guidelines that promote the prevention of waste of the state’s natural resources of oil and gas during the current economic climate. The Not Completed Well Waiver guidelines allow operators to apply for Not Completed Well Status.

See news release