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Silent sandbox: Once booming frac sand industry continues major downturn

Silent sandbox: Once booming frac sand industry continues major downturn | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
This should be the time of year when the frac sand mines that dot western Wisconsin are buzzing with activity after a seasonal winter slowdown.
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Williston business woman starting leftovers app

Williston business woman starting leftovers app | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
Like so many others, Kelli Cook moved to North Dakota in 2011, chasing the opportunities brought on by the state’s oil boom. She left her family behind in Chicago and boarded an Amtrak train bound for Williston.
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Determination- The First Step to Dakota Leadership, a Guest Post from Danita Bye

Determination- The First Step to Dakota Leadership,  a Guest Post from Danita Bye | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
Determination – First Step to Dakota Leadership– by Danita Bye, Author of “Letters From the King” I enjoy working with emerging leaders who are dealing with the rubber-meets-the-road realities of the work world.
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The Age of Cheap Oil and Natural Gas Is Just Beginning

The Age of Cheap Oil and Natural Gas Is Just Beginning | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
Fracking and horizontal drilling have sent supplies through the roof and prices through the floor, and things are likely to stay that way
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N.D. approves route for Dakota Access pipeline

N.D. approves route for Dakota Access pipeline | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it

The North Dakota Public Service Commission approved the route for the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline through the state. The 1,168-mile pipeline would run from the oil fields in North Dakota through South Dakota into Iowa and end in Illinois.

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North Dakota to make decision on Dakota Access Pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators are slated to consider the approval of the biggest-capacity pipeline proposed to date to move crude from the state's oil patch.

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25 Impressive Facts About North Dakota

25 Impressive Facts About North Dakota | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it

It has more cattle than people, is nearly 90 percent farmland, and is home to the highest rents in America. Read on for more about the 39th (or is it the 40th?) state.

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Management layoffs coming for Halliburton - Williston Daily Herald

WILLISTON — Halliburton layoffs in Williston number at least 100 so far, according to comments from those familiar with the situation, and may have been as high as 400 statewide.
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Williston: From Boomtown to Hometown - Bakken.com (press release)

Williston: From Boomtown to Hometown - Bakken.com (press release) | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
Sponsored Content What does a city look like when its population more than doubles in the span of five years? It’s probably difficult to visualize a growth
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Unemployment Payouts More Than Double in North Dakota - Real Time Economics - WSJ

Unemployment Payouts More Than Double in North Dakota - Real Time Economics - WSJ | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
Falling commodity prices are dragging down workers' earnings in the mining industry and boosting unemployment payouts in a handful of states.
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'Blood & Oil' gives prime-time polish, and non-existent mountain ranges, to ... - INFORUM

WILLISTON, N.D. — Some North Dakotans are making a mountain out of a molehill over the abundance of mountains in a new television show set here.

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Corporate Farming- Knowing the Facts

Corporate Farming- Knowing the Facts | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
Bill 2351 passed in the last legislative session. The bill allows corporate farming in the dairy and swine industries in North Dakota. Now, afte
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U.S. crude hits six-month high after IEA sees tighter supply

U.S. crude hits six-month high after IEA sees tighter supply | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
U.S. oil prices hit a six-month high on Thursday, supported by data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) showing tightening supply, in addition to a surprise drop in U.S. crude inventories.
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Obama signs legislation designating bison as national mammal

Obama signs legislation designating bison as national mammal | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
The bison has become the official national mammal of the United States under legislation signed into law by President Obama on Monday.
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Oil Prices Spike on Canada Wildfire, Surprise Saudi Moves

Oil Prices Spike on Canada Wildfire, Surprise Saudi Moves | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
Oil rallied on Monday as Canada's most destructive wildfire in recent memory knocked out over a million barrels in daily production capacity.
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Oil surrenders gains from Canada fires as investors grow wary

Oil surrenders gains from Canada fires as investors grow wary | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
Oil fell on Monday, surrendering gains made after Canada's most destructive wildfire in recent memory knocked out over a million barrels in daily production capacity, as caution among investors prevented a return to late April's 2016 price highs.
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North Dakota's steady production shows why oil market rebalancing is so hard: Kemp

North Dakota's steady production shows why oil market rebalancing is so hard: Kemp | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it

North Dakota's oil production has been flat for more than a year, but it hasn't fallen despite the sharp drop in prices, illustrating the challenges of rebalancing the oil market.

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Shale gas: 'The dotcom bubble of our times'

Shale gas: 'The dotcom bubble of our times' | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it

Comment: output from shale wells declines so quickly that they will
never be profitable – when investors realise this, the industry will
collapse, writes Tim Morgan

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Conservationists, Hunters, and Historians Losing Fight To Protect Teddy Roosevelt's Famous Badlands Ranch From Gravel Company

Conservationists, Hunters, and Historians Losing Fight To Protect Teddy Roosevelt's Famous Badlands Ranch From Gravel Company | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it

One of the thrills for many people in North Dakota has been to visit the Elkhorn Ranch of former President Teddy Roosevelt in the Badlands along the Little Missouri River.

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Snow-capped peaks of 'Blood & Oil' get panned by North Dakotans - Reuters

North Dakotans, so annoyed that ABC's oilfield soap opera "Blood & Oil" features sweeping vistas of mountains that don't exist in their state, made a drinking game out of the geological farce during the show's Sunday night premier.
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North Dakota League of Cities chooses Williston its 'City of the Year' - Williston Daily Herald

WILLISTON — There’s a rather large trophy sitting in the Williston City Hall today, right up front where everyone who pays a water bill can see it. That trophy is
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NTSB chairman: Bakken crude isn't more volatile - The Bakken magazine

NTSB chairman: Bakken crude isn't more volatile - The Bakken magazine | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
The Bakken magazine NTSB chairman: Bakken crude isn't more volatile The Bakken magazine In explosions and fires involving railroad oil tank cars hauling Bakken crude, the amount of oil spilled is a more important factor than its volatility,...
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State Board of Higher Education votes to reduce fees at Williston State College | Grand Forks Herald

State Board of Higher Education votes to reduce fees at Williston State College | Grand Forks Herald | The Williston Scoop | Scoop.it
BISMARCK – Students at Williston State College will pay less in mandatory fees next semester after the State Board of Higher Education decided to roll...
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