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Bakken Development and Working Lands Program

In July 2018, the Bakken Development and Working Lands Program (BDWLP) became available to landowners in the oil-producing counties of North Dakota. The program, administered by the North Dakota Natural Resources Trust (trust) is funded through the North Dakota Outdoor Heritage Fund, and several conservation, city/county, and energy producing partners…

Project to minimize Bakken road restrictions

Anyone who’s driven on gravel roads knows they can turn into a muddy mess when it rains. It’s tough for people who live on those roads, but it’s a real problem for oilfield truckers because weight restrictions are imposed and they’re shut down until conditions improve. The need to protect…

New industry initiative targets methane emissions

By Matthew Todd In addition to its status as one of the nation’s top energy-producing states, North Dakota can claim another important distinction: top reducer of carbon emissions. Based on federal data, reports show “North Dakota outpaced all other states in cutting its carbon intensity despite a five-fold increase in…

Giving hope today: Williston Salvation Army helps those in need in the Bakken

Story and photos by Craig Dirkes/The Salvation Army Business is booming at The Salvation Army of Williston, N.D. But it’s not the same kind of boom that Bakken oil companies are enjoying.   by