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North Dakota Industrial Commission
Department of Mineral Resources
North Dakota Statewide Tracking and Reporting System

The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resource’s Oil and Gas Division has been implementing an upgraded data management system for companies submitting data and forms to strengthen and improve management of North Dakota oil and gas information.

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Overview & Release Schedule

NorthSTAR will be the Statewide Tracking And Reporting system used by companies who submit data and regulatory forms to the North Dakota Oil & Gas Division. It is a cloud based application designed to help manage information by streamlining operations, simplifying processes, providing a better way for companies and the Division to collaborate, collect and analyze data. The development and deployment of NorthSTAR will run through 2020 with various releases, each bringing incremental functionality to all users. We are leveraging on the experience of the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) and their expertise of having implemented Risk Based Data Management Systems (RBDMS) successfully in the majority of oil and gas producing states to create a modern tool that can adapt to the data management changes in oil and gas operations.

An Introduction to NorthSTAR webinar was provided on January 16, 2019. Slides and a recording of this webinar is available in the News & Updates Section below.

Release Schedule*

Release 1 - Now Live

Features Available:
  • Bond Management
  • Entity Management (Form 2)

Release 2 - Anticipated January 2020

Features Released:

Release 3 - Anticipated September 2020

Features Released:
  • Production (Forms: 5, 5B, 5SWD, 8, 10, 10A)
  • Inspections
  • Facilities (Part 1)
  • Hearing and Docket
  • UIC - Underground Injection Control (Forms: 16, 17, 17A)

Release 4 - Anticipated December 2020

Features Released:
  • Facility (Part 2)
  • Compliance
  • Incidents

*Functionality may be moved to another release as we continue the design and rollout of the system. Should a function be moved to another release or the date of release be changed it will be posted here and communicated

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