U.S. energy independence: Bakken helping pave the way


By Heather Siegel © DTC Energy Group, Inc. 2013 Major technological advancements in drilling and completing oil and gas wells over the past five years helped make North Dakota’s Bakken shale one of the most successful oilfields in U.S. history. Boasting an estimated mean resource of 3.65 billion barrels of…

Need a hand?


A little over a decade ago, a handful of Halliburton Baroid employees organized a fundraising event in Houston, Texas. The friends raised roughly $24,500 for a fellow employee whose family savings had been drained as a result of several expensive surgeries. That one gracious gesture sparked an idea. “What if…

Oil & natural gas stimulate North Dakota economic and job growth


Oil and natural gas are driving the U.S. economy through a major energy boom and that boom is rippling through the economy of North Dakota, supporting business activity across the state. This finding grows out of a new American Petroleum Institute survey of domestic oil and natural gas vendors, which…