Tag Archives: Bakken

Site Safe Containment to Debut New Secondary Containment Wall Technology

Containment specialist, Site Safe Containment, will now offer a new lightweight, heavy-duty containment wall (berm) option for drilling and completion operations.  The new product is engineered specifically to allow heavy vehicle “drive-over” capability as well as easy set up and dismantle features to reduce costs and improve faster rig up…

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…

Bakken production stays the course amid falling oil prices

By Lisa Fattori.  Photos courtesy of of Williston Parks & Recreation. Uncertainty and speculation surrounding the freefall in oil prices have some analysts forecasting a low of $20 per barrel, before prices resume an upward climb. By January 2015, U.S. oil prices had halved in just seven months to below $50 per…

WBI Energy celebrates 30 years of operation

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…

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…

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

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…