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    WPX Energy Donates $16,000 to Stark County Imagination LibraryMay 23, 2016

    “WPX Energy is proud to support the First Lady through the Imagination Library as it is a great program that promotes literacy in pre-school children,” said Brian Wold, WPX Energy’s Vice President of Williston Basin. “WPX’s sponsorship of this program deepens our commitment to the local communities where we live and work.”
    Tina Johnson, Dickinson-Stark County Imagination Library Committee said, “We want to thank WPX Energy for their support. Their generous donation will allow us to continue the Imagination Library program in Dickinson and expand it to all children ages 0-5 in Stark County.”

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    Hess Corporation Avoids Layoffs, Maintains Operations Despite DownturnMay 20, 2016

    By: Allyssa Dickert We’ve been hearing for months about declining oil production in the Bakken, along with layoffs and state budget shortfalls because of reduced tax revenues. What you might not have heard is that some companies are finding ways to survive and maintain operations while waiting for crude prices to go back up. Last…

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    Natural Gas Flaring at 9-Year LowMay 13, 2016


    Sally Jewell: ‘Keep it in the ground’ protests ‘naïve’May 9, 2016


    Upcoming Events

    2016 Pick Up the Patch & Spring Clean-UpsMarch 23, 2016

    It’s that time of year! The snow is gone and grass is greening, so it’s time to help our friends and neighbors Pick Up the Patch! Several communities are planning events, which you can find below. Check back regularly for more info!           April 22: Minot & Dakota Boys and Girls...

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    4th Annual Bakken BBQ – hosted by MBI Energy ServicesFebruary 15, 2016

              Industry teams join forces to BBQ for Make-a-Wish Foundation! When:                  June 17, 2016, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Where:                 West River Ice Center, 1865 Empire Road, Dickinson More Info:  Tiffany STeiner: 701-260-8928 Jackie Schmidt: 701-690-3153 https://www.facebook.com/BBQ4Cause/?fref=ts   Download the registration form here!

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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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    WPX Energy Donates $16,000 to Stark County Imagination Library

    “WPX Energy is proud to support the First Lady through the Imagination Library as it is a great program that promotes literacy in pre-school children,” said Brian Wold, WPX Energy’s Vice President of Williston Basin. “WPX’s sponsorship of this program deepens our commitment to the local communities where we live and work.”
    Tina Johnson, Dickinson-Stark County Imagination Library Committee said, “We want to thank WPX Energy for their support. Their generous donation will allow us to continue the Imagination Library program in Dickinson and expand it to all children ages 0-5 in Stark County.”

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    Hess Corporation Avoids Layoffs, Maintains Operations Despite Downturn

    By: Allyssa Dickert We’ve been hearing for months about declining oil production in the Bakken, along with layoffs and state budget shortfalls because of reduced tax revenues. What you might not have heard is that some companies are finding ways to survive and maintain operations while waiting for crude prices to go back up. Last…

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    Natural Gas Flaring at 9-Year Low

    KXNet.com – Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND  Oil companies are finding ways to cut down on flaring, even as natural gas production increases. According to a recent report, less than 10% of produced natural gas was flared in North Dakota. That’s for the month of March, the last month statistics are available. It’s the smallest percentage of natural gas…

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    Sally Jewell: ‘Keep it in the ground’ protests ‘naïve’

    President Barack Obama’s Interior secretary had some sharp words for the “keep it in the ground” movement Thursday. “It’s going to take a very long time before we can wean ourselves from fossil fuels, so I think that to keep it in the ground is naïve, to say we could shift to 100 percent renewables is naïve,” Jewell…

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