• Next Grant Round Posted: Sunday, June 01, 2014

    The next OGRP Grant Round will be June 1, 2014.

  • UND College of Engineering and Mines Grant Approved Posted: Monday, September 24, 2012

    Industrial Commission Approves $4 Million Funding for Public-Private Partnership to Support Geology and Geological Engineering Education and Research at UND's College of Engineering and Mines Read More

  • Grant Round 28 Posted: Thursday, August 09, 2012

    An additional Grant Round will be offered August 15, 2012. Submit your applications before then. Click the link for specific submission instructions. View More

  • Industrial Commission Approves Funding for CO2 Research Program Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2012

    The North Dakota Industrial Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to study the feasibility of using carbon dioxide to increase oil production from North Dakota wells. Read More

  • Grand Round 26 Posted: Tuesday, November 01, 2011

    The Deadline for Grant Round 26 was November 1, 2011.

  • Research Shows Economic Impact of Oil and Gas Industry Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2007

    BISMARCK - A new study shows that North Dakota's oil and gas industry generated $3.9 billion in total business activity for 2005, making it one of the state's largest industries. Read More

  • Publications Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2006

    2006 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference Read More

  • Oil and Gas Research Program Funding Available Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2005

    BISMARCK - The North Dakota State Industrial Commission is seeking applications for oil and gas research projects. Read More

  • Industrial Commission Approves Oil and Gas Research Council Posted: Friday, January 30, 2004

    BISMARCK - The Industrial Commission has approved new policies for obtaining grants from the newly created Oil and Gas Research Fund. Read More

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The Mission of the Oil and Gas Research Council is to promote the growth of the oil and gas industry through research and education.

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The next OGRP Grant Round will be June 1, 2014.... More news

next OGRP meeting

Friday, February 28, 2014  10:00 AM CT
Department of Mineral Resources West Conference Room
1000 East Calgary, Bismarck, North Dakota

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