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More on the revolution in energy, specifically shale oil

It is astounding to watch what is happening in the energy arena. U.S. petroprenuers have kicked off an energy revolution.

The staggering idea is this whole shale thing could just be getting started. 914 more words


Landowners wary of $3.7 billion, 1,134-mile Bakken pipeline project : Business

The company that proposes a major crude oil pipeline for the Bakken says it will minimize impacts to agriculture and use state-of-the-art safety features, but nearly half of the landowners along the North Dakota route have yet to sign on to the project.The North Dakota Public Service Commission will begin holding hearings later this month on the Dakota Access Pipeline, a 1,134-mile pipeline that would carry Bakken crude from North Dakota to Patoka, Ill.The Public Service Commission anticipates a lot of public input on the $3.7 billion project, proposed by Energy Transfer Partners of Houston.Read more: http://billingsgazette.com/business/landowners-wary-of-billion–mile-bakken-pipeline-project/article_0ada306f-6613-5e09-84ee-25109ab36b51.html#ixzz3bOYhzjIJ… 16 more words


World's Oldest Amusement Park

By Linda Tancs

Amusement gardens are nothing new in Denmark, but if the prices at Tivoli in Copenhagen put too much of a dent in your wallet, then head for the forest. 58 more words


More good stuff on the Bakken - 5/27

Here’s a few quick notes on interesting news from the North Dakota oil fields:

Rig counts actually going up –

5/20 – Million Dollar Way – … 546 more words


State of Iowa investigating claims that pipeline worker offered prostitutes to Lee County man

MONTROSE, Iowa (KWQC)- When built, the Dakota Access Pipeline will stretch diagonally across the state, right through Hughie Tweedy’s property. He claims that a worker there offered him a prostitute for access to his land. 385 more words


Salt water spills require local regulation to protect farmers and ranchers

Farmers and ranchers in the Bakken have had an uneasy peace with the oil industry since the fracking boom started. Many receive royalty payments based on their ownership of the minerals under their land, and so they have been relatively tolerant of the problems related to drilling. 897 more words


More good stuff on the Bakken oil field - 5/18

A few articles on what’s going on in Bakken:

5/5 – Dickinson Press – Stark County wind energy permit rejectedPreviously mentioned 87 slice-and-dicers operated by Dickinson Wind LLC, a sub of NextEra Energy were moving toward construction. 479 more words