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    Teaching Teachers on Petroleum: NDPC Hosts 2016 Teacher Education SeminarJune 15, 2016

    Teachers from across the state to gather in Bismarck to learn about the petroleum industry BISMARCK, N.D. – Fifty-two teachers from across the state will be in Bismarck next week to learn more about North Dakota’s petroleum industry, a topic that has captured the attention of leaders, reporters and others around the world. The seminar…

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    Natural gas flaring in North Dakota has declined sharply since 2014June 15, 2016

    The volume of North Dakota’s natural gas production that is flared has fallen sharply in both absolute and percentage terms since 2014. In March 2016, 10% of North Dakota’s total natural gas production was flared, less than one-third of the January 2014 flaring rate, which was at 36%. Flaring rates and volumes have significantly decreased…

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    Chamber beats back anti-fracking policiesJune 8, 2016


    U.S. oil exports rise 7-fold in first 3 monthsJune 8, 2016


    Upcoming Events

    Mandaree Bakken Rocks CookFestJune 8, 2016

    The 8th Annual Bakken Rocks CookFest will be held in Mandaree on Tuesday, July 19. This fun event is free and open to the public. Come and join us for free BBQ, vote on your favorite Cook Team, listen to live music, and visit our information booths. There are also activities and games for kids!...

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    4th Annual Oil Can! Fishing DerbyJune 8, 2016

      The 4th Annual North Dakota Oil Can! Fishing Derby will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016. The proceeds from this fun event goes toward habitat and wildlife projects in North Dakota. Click here for registration information and rules. Contact Tessa Sandstrom at 701.223.6380 or via this email for more information

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    Stanley Bakken Rocks CookFestJune 8, 2016

    The 8th Annual Bakken Rocks CookFest will be held in Stanley on Thursday, July 21. This fun event is free and open to the public. Come and join us for free BBQ, vote on your favorite Cook Team, listen to live music, and visit our information booths. There are also activities and games for kids! Bakken...

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    CONTRIBUTING TO OUR COMMUNITIES

    Our member companies and their employees are dedicated to the communities in which they live and operate. Whether it is through Oil Can! programs, such as Pick Up the Patch! or Bakken Rocks CookFest or their own programs and foundations, companies strive to give back. Learn more or find out how you can request help for your community or organization.

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    Teaching Teachers on Petroleum: NDPC Hosts 2016 Teacher Education Seminar

    Teachers from across the state to gather in Bismarck to learn about the petroleum industry BISMARCK, N.D. – Fifty-two teachers from across the state will be in Bismarck next week to learn more about North Dakota’s petroleum industry, a topic that has captured the attention of leaders, reporters and others around the world. The seminar…

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    Natural gas flaring in North Dakota has declined sharply since 2014

    The volume of North Dakota’s natural gas production that is flared has fallen sharply in both absolute and percentage terms since 2014. In March 2016, 10% of North Dakota’s total natural gas production was flared, less than one-third of the January 2014 flaring rate, which was at 36%. Flaring rates and volumes have significantly decreased…

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    Chamber beats back anti-fracking policies

    By JOHN SICILIANO The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is targeting the anti-fossil fuel policies of Democratic presidential candidates and environmental groups by releasing a report Tuesday that shows the U.S. is more secure due to fracking. “In this era of an increasingly extreme ‘keep it in the ground’ movement, it is important to recognize that…

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    U.S. oil exports rise 7-fold in first 3 months

    The U.S. is beginning to step up its oil exporting game. The 40-year ban on exporting U.S. crude was lifted last December. Since then, there’s been a sevenfold increase in America’s oil exports to destinations other than Canada, which was excluded from the ban. The frenzy of export activity, while still relatively small, is noteworthy…

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