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North Dakota Real Estate Summit: State of the Market

Former Governor Ed Schafer is slated to deliver the keynote address at the upcoming North Dakota Real Estate Summit in Fargo at the Ramada Plaza Suites September 23. For the first time ever, multiple industry leaders are gathering together in Fargo at the Ramada Plaza Suites to discuss the impact…

Oil industry will rebound: It’s time for North America to act like an energy superpower

By Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan The great British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli once observed that there’s no education like adversity. If that’s the case, the oil industry has done a lot of learning during the last few months, and so have governments that rely on the industry for investment,…

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…

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…

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…

Pembina Pipeline Corporation to expand Vantage Pipeline

Pembina Pipeline Corporation (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) announced that it has entered into agreements to expand the Vantage pipeline system for an estimated capital cost of $85 million. The Vantage Expansion entails increasing Vantage’s mainline capacity from 40,000 barrels per day (“bpd”) to approximately 68,000 bpd through the addition of mainline…