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    Eco-Drilling: Reducing Impacts to the Land

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    Oil and Conservation: Reclamation for our future

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    TENORM: Filter Socks & Their Uses

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    Alexander breaks ground on school expansion projectSeptember 2, 2015

    By Amy Robinson Farmer Staff Writer The Alexander Public School held its ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new expansion project on Tuesday, Aug. 18. There to celebrate were school officials and teachers, students, members of the construction company, and community members. “I’m so grateful for the staff I have,” said Leslie Bieber, Alexander Public School superintendent….

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    Walking Oil Rigs Spur Cheaper, Quicker Drilling in Supply GlutSeptember 1, 2015

    David Wethe, Bloomberg Business Have you ever seen an oil rig walk? Some of the newest rigs can travel hundreds of yards to the next well under their own power, lurching along like 150-foot-tall robots on hydraulic legs that raise the equipment five inches at a time, nudging forward at about a foot per minute. While that…

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    Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive Gives Back to CommunitiesSeptember 1, 2015


    Purity Oilfield Services gives over $22,000August 31, 2015


    Upcoming Events

    Drilling Bits to Bytes: Technology & Innovation in the Oil Field

    September 21, 2015, 3:00pm

    The Fargo Theatre
    314 Broadway N
    Fargo, ND  58102 Map

    The North Dakota Petroleum Council and Bakken Backers will co-host a FREE education session exploring "Drilling Bits & Bytes" - how companies in the Red River Valley are using technology and innovation to advance oil development in the Bakken. WHERE Fargo Theater 314 Broadway N Fargo, ND WHEN Monday, September 21, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. AGENDA Emcee: Tammy Miller, CEO of Border States Electric 3:00 p.m. - Welcome from Rob Lindberg, Bakken Backers and introduction of Tammy Miller 3:05 p.m. - Tammy Miller, CEO of Border States Energy, building a company in Fargo to serve the electrical needs of oil and gas companies and their communities, including in the Bakken. 3:25 p.m. - Innovation Report: 7 minute briefs on the new efforts -Myriad Mobile: Mobile apps in the field -Glen Mitzel, JDP Automation -Jason Sanden, AE2S 3:50 p.m. - Tom Kenville: How UAS can work in Oil & Gas 4:15 p.m. - Bakken 101 Education Sessions -Kathy Neset, President, Neset Consulting Services -Lynn Helms, Director, North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources -Gene Veeder, Executive Director, McKenzie Co. Job Development Authority 5:30 p.m. Adjourn

    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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    Alexander breaks ground on school expansion project

    By Amy Robinson Farmer Staff Writer The Alexander Public School held its ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new expansion project on Tuesday, Aug. 18. There to celebrate were school officials and teachers, students, members of the construction company, and community members. “I’m so grateful for the staff I have,” said Leslie Bieber, Alexander Public School superintendent….

    READ MORE

    Walking Oil Rigs Spur Cheaper, Quicker Drilling in Supply Glut

    David Wethe, Bloomberg Business Have you ever seen an oil rig walk? Some of the newest rigs can travel hundreds of yards to the next well under their own power, lurching along like 150-foot-tall robots on hydraulic legs that raise the equipment five inches at a time, nudging forward at about a foot per minute. While that…

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    Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive Gives Back to Communities

    Bismarck, N.D. – The North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) and its members are kicking off the 1st Annual Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive today, Sept. 1. The month-long drive will help collect winter clothing that will fill a vital need in many communities this winter. “So many of our neighbors need help, and our…

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    Purity Oilfield Services gives over $22,000

    By Melissa Krause mkrause@willistonherald.com   Many companies in the oil industry have disregarded the uncertain economic climate and have remained undeterred when giving back to the community. Over $22,000 in sizable donations from Purity Oilfield Services was split between the local 4-H and Teen Challenge programs on Thursday. A concept for a “truck rodeo” was…

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