Tag Archives: oil

Safeguarding oil security

By Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director, International Energy Agency Energy security has been the primary mission of the International Energy Agency (“the Agency”) since its founding in 1974, following a major oil crisis. Indeed, the Agency was created to provide a framework in which IEA countries could defend their…

Growing midstream: more ‘liquids-based in the midstream space’

Many years ago, MDU Resources Group called itself a “multidimensional natural resource company.” The description was more than fitting since the Bismarck-based corporation had a utility division that offered electric generation and distribution along with natural gas distribution. The company also operated an interstate natural gas transmission pipeline and storage…

Bakken rocks this stock! Propelled by its energy and resource focus on the region, Integrity stock fund aims to deliver results to investors

By Katrina A.T. Senyk Robert Walstad tours a drilling site in the northwest North Dakota portion of the Bakken oil play. North Dakota is currently fourth in U.S. oil production – behind only Texas, Alaska and California – with 6,500 wells producing roughly the same output as California’s 100,000 wells….

Shale’s philanthropy demonstrates long-term commitment to communities

Sam Tallis, Shale president (left) and Sid Greehey, CEO (center) present donated iPads to Dave Selvig, superintendent of Scobey Schools (right). In 2011 and 2012 Shale Exploration, L.L.C. (Shale), a division of GreeheyCo, was founded by Sam Tallis and Sid Greehey through leasing and acquisitions of more than 800,000 acres…

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…