north dakota oil feild

north dakota oil feild

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March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Brooks Range Petroleum Corporation says it’s drilling an exploratory well this winter on the North Slope. The small Anchorage-based firm says it wants to confirm an oil accumulation just north of the giant Prudhoe Bay field that had been tested in 1974. The company says a drilling rig began work on the North Shore Number-One […]

February 16th, 2007 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas

Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. has provided an update on its 2006 drilling program in the Vermillion Basin in Sweetwater County, Wyo., and production update on its Williston Basin Bakken oil play in McKenzie County, N.D.
Kodiak recently commenced drilling operations on the North Trail-State #4-36, which is expected to be drilled to a total depth […]

October 31st, 2006 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas

Basic Earth Science Systems, Inc. and its partners have completed drilling the third of three horizontal legs on the State #16-1H, a horizontal re-entry in McKenzie County, North Dakota. The horizontal drilling equipment is now being removed from the well and plans are to move off the drilling rig and move the pumping unit back […]

November 3rd, 2006 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas

The largest power plant in South Dakota history, a proposal already under fire from environmental advocates for using coal instead of wind, would be 50 percent more expensive than previously estimated, according to utility executives.
Otter Tail Power Co. officials told Minnesota regulators last week that the price of building the coal-burning Big Stone II plant […]

July 27th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General

Japan’s largest steelmaker, Nippon Steel Corp. has discontinued the import of anthracite coal from North Korea because of North Korea’s test-launches of missiles and nuclear development program, sources said on Saturday.
Nippon Steel was the only Japanese firm importing anthracite from North Korea, accounting for about 13% of Japan’s imports from that country. The steelmaker had […]

October 8th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General

Western Standard Energy Corp., an oil and gas exploration company, is pleased to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent (‘LOI’) with Oil for America (‘OFA’) to option and acquire up to four additional Bakken and Lodgepole prospects on 1,280 acres in Stark County, North Dakota.
Depth of the Bakken objective in the area is […]

May 29th, 2008 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas, Press Release

Natural Resource Partners LP has acquired about 35 million tons of coal reserves in Northern West Virginia from Western Pocahontas Properties LP for 250,000 NRP common units and about $10.2 million in cash.
WPP, with operations in Huntington, W.Va., is a partnership controlled by Corbin Robertson Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of NRP. The conflicts […]

April 3rd, 2007 – Posted in Coal

Explosive growth in the ethanol industry is prompting many corn farmers to look for an alternative source for the alternative fuel. One place they’re looking is in their fields after the corn harvest.

Scientists are developing ways to turn crop residues such as corn stover into ethanol, and demonstration plants could begin using such materials within the […]

January 10th, 2007 – Posted in Alternative Energy

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March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

South Dakota’s top elected officials joined business leaders Tuesday to urge approval of a $2.3 billion federal loan for the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad’s expansion plan.
The project, which would haul coal from Wyoming’s Powder River Basin to Midwest power plants, also would create thousands of jobs and boost the rural economy in South […]

October 4th, 2006 – Posted in General

After competing with eight sites nationwide, Mattoon and Tuscola, Ill., have made a short list of possible locations for the FutureGen clean-coal power plant.
The FutureGen Industrial Alliance is a coalition of coal companies and electric utilities that is working with the U.S. Department of Energy to design and build the plant. The $1 billion public-private […]

July 27th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General

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