The bold, the brave, and the beautiful: Women in the Bakken

By Laura Tode Christina Chauvin arrived in Bainville, Mont. on February 15, 2011, just after a snowstorm swept across Montana’s Hi-line. She’d spent her entire life in Louisiana, and although she knew she was being delivered to a cold place, she had no idea what else to expect. Everything was…

Opportunity knockin’ in the Bakken

By Jon Bennion, Government Relations Director of the Montana Chamber of Commerce Known as the “Treasure State,” Montana is celebrating 150 years of resource development this year as it commemorates the arrival of tens of thousands of miners in 1862. These new arrivals came in search of gold and silver,…

Bakken blueprint for U.S. recovery, unprecedented prosperity

By Chris Faulkner President and CEO, Breitling Oil & Gas All the pundits expected the hottest issue of this election campaign to be the economy. Though the incumbent seemed to keep losing his focus on the most critical issue facing this country, candidates Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan haven’t. They…