News

Hearing Set on Oil Conditioning Practices

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The Oil and Gas Division of the Department of Mineral Resources has scheduled a special hearing to address the transportation safety and marketability of crude oil.

 

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Trucking Company Faces Possible Fines

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

A Wyoming-based trucking company is facing possible fines of more than $1 million for illegally dumping saltwater on a Williams County road.

 

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Permit Stipulations

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The Oil and Gas Division of the Department of Mineral Resources today announced new permit requirements for oil, gas and saltwater disposal wells.

 

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Hearing set on Gas Flaring Policy

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The Oil & Gas Division of the Department of Mineral Resources has scheduled a special hearing to address the North Dakota Industrial Commission’s newly-adopted policy on reducing gas flaring.

 

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Administrative Rules Committee Approves Rule Changes

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The 2013-2014 changes to the Oil & Gas Administrative Code are now final.

 

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North Dakota Geological Survey Announces Fossil Dig Dates

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Geological Survey, Paleo/Fossil

The North Dakota Geological Survey, Paleontology department has announced the locations for their 2014 summer public fossil digs.

 

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Oil and Gas Division Issues Permits in Emmons and McIntosh Counties

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The North Dakota Oil and Gas Division has issued four drilling permits – two in Emmons County and two in McIntosh County – to Strata-X Energy.

 

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DMR Pleased with USGS Assessment

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey today released the updated assessment of the Bakken and Three Forks Petroleum System. The Department of Mineral Resources was pleased with the results.

 

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New GIS Map Feature

Friday, December 14, 2012

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources has developed a new mapping tool to help community leaders plan for road maintenance, dust control and other traffic-related problems in oil country.

 

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Proposed Rule Changes Now Final

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The 2012 proposed oil and gas rule changes have now been approved. The final rules were presented to the Administrative Rules Committee this morning, and after no further action by the Committee, the rules will now take effect on April 1st, 2012.

 

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