Tag Archives: North Dakota

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…

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…

How North Dakota got it right (and how other states can, too!)

By Mark Anderson, CEO, Mainstream Investors, LLC As North Dakota entered the last decade of the 20th century, it found itself near the bottom of nearly every economic metric measured, save agriculture.  Each year, it was a net exporter of people, and with a total population of just 638,800 statewide,…

Hess tops the list of U.S. Energy Producers in 2014 Green Rankings

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) announced yesterday it has been ranked No. 1 among the greenest U.S. energy producers according to the just-released 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings of the largest 500 companies in the world. by

From battlefield to the oilfield: Military veterans transition to new jobs

By Rebecca Colnar The Bakken oil boom is well-known for providing high-paying jobs for those willing to work in some harsh conditions with long hours. One group of people used such challenges are America’s military veterans—and those veterans have been finding work in North Dakota. by

Hess Corporation, North Dakota officials gather to celebrate expansion of Tioga Gas Plant

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) was joined on May 19, 2014 by Governor Jack Dalrymple, Senator John Hoeven and a host of other government officials to commemorate the recently completed expansion of the Tioga Gas Plant, which more than doubles the operational capacity of the facility. by