What North Dakota Would Look Like if Its Oil Drilling Lines Were Aboveground

What North Dakota Would Look Like if Its Oil Drilling Lines Were AbovegroundMore than 11,000 oil wells have been drilled in North Dakota since 2006, covering the state’s agricultural landscape. In all, almost 40,000 miles of well bores have been drilled underground to connect the fracking operations to surface wells. Laid end to end, they would circle the Earth about one and a half times. On Sunday, The ...

DANIELS: Indian Country made significant gains in 2014 | Pechanga.net

DANIELS: Indian Country made significant gains in 2014 | Pechanga.netThe year of 2014 is winding down and soon we will begin 2015. Tribes have gained significant inroads against those who have tried to strip and erode tribal sovereignty. Finally, the Federal Courts are upholding some of our treaty rights. The Carcieri Fix is still languishing in Congress, but it's there and support continues to grow.

N.D. regulators order treatment of crude oil for safety

N.D. regulators order treatment of crude oil for safetyNorth Dakota officials on Tuesday ordered the oil industry to reduce volatile gases in Bakken crude oil to make it safer to transport via oil trains. The order by the state Industrial Commission, a three-member board that includes the governor, requires oil companies to use equipment that removes light, potentially explosive hydrocarbons before shipping. ...
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