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WBI Energy celebrates 30 years of operation

Natural gas volumes delivered through the company’s 3,800-mile pipeline system have increased nearly eightfold since the company was launched in 1985.  Now, in 2015, WBI Energy is celebrating 30 years of operation as a business unit of MDU Resources Group.

2015 marks significant anniversary It was 1985. Ronald Reagan was president and George H.W. Bush was vice president. A movie called Back to the Future broke box office records and the San Francisco 49ers won Super Bowl XIX. Meanwhile, in North Dakota, a new company within a corporation called MDU…

OriginOil successfully treats produced water for reuse in enhanced oil recovery

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OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, primarily chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, announced today that independent third-party testing by Zalco Laboratories confirmed that OriginOil’s PRIME product for oil & gas operations successfully reduced contaminants in produced water to the level required for reuse…

ConocoPhillips tells U.S. Chamber of Commerce members that crude oil exports can help sustain the domestic benefits of the energy renaissance

Ryan Lance, ConocoPhillips Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) chairman and CEO Ryan Lance today delivered an energy policy speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that appealed to the congressional and executive branches of federal government to lift the outdated and economically constraining national ban on crude oil exports. In his remarks, “American Energy: Keeping…

Western ND catching up after torrid growth rates

By Scott J. Meske, president, Williston Area Chamber of Commerce The City of Williston and western North Dakota has seen exponential growth the past five years due mainly to the harvesting of minerals beneath our prairies that still produce trainloads of grain and crops to feed our nation. In April…

Preserving our state’s resources

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By Jon Godfread, vice president for government affairs, Greater North Dakota Chamber As North Dakotans representing North Dakota businesses, we care deeply about the conservation of our state. With so many of our leading industries dependent upon the state’s abundant natural resources, caring for our “bread & butter” couldn’t be…

Plains All American Pipeline acquires Williston Basin crude oil terminal under construction

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Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) today announced Friday it has acquired Legion Terminals, LLC, which owns a crude oil terminal under construction in Johnson’s Corner, McKenzie County, N.D. The terminal, which is expected to be in service in Q3 2015, is strategically positioned to serve as a crude…