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American Midstream launches open season for Bakken crude oil gathering system in McKenzie County, ND

American Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:AMID) (the “Partnership”) announced Friday, May 22, 2015 that American Midstream Bakken, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Partnership, is conducting a binding open season for a proposed approximately 50-mile Bakken crude oil gathering and transportation system in the core of McKenzie County, North Dakota (the…

Enable Midstream announces completion of initial phase of Nesson crude oil and produced water gathering system in the Bakken

Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL) announced today that the first phase of its Nesson Crude & Produced Water Gathering System is operational. The pipeline serves wells located in Williams and Mountrail Counties of North Dakota, in the prolific Bakken shale play. “Our customers continue to have a need for the…

Energy sector’s enthusiasm for growth diminishes over lingering oil price declines

Regulatory hurdles and geopolitical risk persist   The U.S. energy industry continues to struggle to find its footing as commodity prices remain stubbornly low. This year’s BDO Oil and Gas RiskFactor Report, which analyzes the risk factors listed in the most recent 10-K filings of the 100 largest public U.S. E&P companies, finds…

Smithsonian Channel set to premiere docu-series chronicling black gold rush in North Dakota and Montana

Boomtowners – six episode series set to premiere Sunday, April 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT The oil boom that has been drawing thousands of workers to the Bakken shale region of North Dakota and Montana is the subject of a new Smithsonian Channel docu-series. BOOMTOWNERS, comprised of six one-hour episodes, will…

WBI Energy names Rust vice president of operations

Jeff Rust has been named vice president of operations at WBI Energy, Inc. In this position Rust will provide leadership for the company’s transmission and midstream operations that span throughout the Rocky Mountain Region. Rust will work from the company’s headquarters in Bismarck, North Dakota, and will assume the post…

OriginOil successfully treats produced water for reuse in enhanced oil recovery

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…