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    After the Boom: Those Who StayedMay 2, 2016

    KXNet.com – Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND The Bakken oil boom hit North Dakota at precisely the time the rest of the country was suffering through an economic recession. People from all corners of the nation packed up what they could, and traveled north, seeking opportunity — any opportunity. After the boom, the Bakken still produces more than a…

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    Oil Workers, MSU Students Pick Up Trash For Earth DayApril 25, 2016

    KXNet.com – Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND Workers for oil-related companies are taking to the ditches and sidewalks in the Bakken region this spring, helping to beautify the area. The annual “Pick up the Patch” is sponsored by the North Dakota Petroleum Council. The event began today at the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch near Minot. To continue reading,…

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    ExxonMobil and Employees Contribute more than $45 Million to U.S. Colleges and UniversitiesApril 22, 2016


    Pick Up the Patch! and Community Clean-Ups to Begin This WeekApril 18, 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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    Dickinson Spring Clean-UpApril 15, 2016

    Dickinson will be holding its Spring Clean-up from April 29 through May 14. Participating businesses plan to host the kick-off on Friday April 29. WHEN: April 29 – May 14: Clean-up continues Several companies are also assigned different April 29 (tentative) – Kick-Off Clean-Up day (confirmation and more info to come)   WHERE: Help clean-up...

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    Tioga Clean-UpApril 15, 2016

    Tioga will hold its community clean-up on May 11. More information will be coming soon. Contact  Patricia Hove, 701-664-1492, patriciahove@nesetconsulting.com for more info.

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    Stanley Pick Up the PatchApril 15, 2016


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


    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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    After the Boom: Those Who Stayed

    KXNet.com – Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND The Bakken oil boom hit North Dakota at precisely the time the rest of the country was suffering through an economic recession. People from all corners of the nation packed up what they could, and traveled north, seeking opportunity — any opportunity. After the boom, the Bakken still produces more than a…

    READ MORE

    Oil Workers, MSU Students Pick Up Trash For Earth Day

    KXNet.com – Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND Workers for oil-related companies are taking to the ditches and sidewalks in the Bakken region this spring, helping to beautify the area. The annual “Pick up the Patch” is sponsored by the North Dakota Petroleum Council. The event began today at the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch near Minot. To continue reading,…

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    ExxonMobil and Employees Contribute more than $45 Million to U.S. Colleges and Universities

    IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE) — ExxonMobil and its employees contributed a total of $45.4 million to institutions of higher education across the country as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2015 Educational Matching Gift Program. ExxonMobil employees, retirees, directors and surviving spouses contributed $13.2 million, which was matched with $32.2 million in unrestricted grants from the ExxonMobil…

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    Pick Up the Patch! and Community Clean-Ups to Begin This Week

    Bismarck, N.D. – Several Pick Up the Patch! and community spring clean-up events are slated to begin this week and many will continue through May. The oil and gas industry volunteer to help communities clean up cities and roadways as part of the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s (NDPC) award-winning Pick Up the Patch! Program each…

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