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    NOW HIRING: Ramp up in activity increases need in new employeesFebruary 21, 2017

    NOW HIRING: INCREASING ACTIVITY CALLS FOR INCREASING WORKFORCE With spring on the horizon and more stable markets, activity is set to ramp up and many companies are starting the hunt for new employees to help fill vacancies in their workforces. This is welcome news in many communities that have weathered nearly five years of the downturn…

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    Petroleum industry looking to increase safety for anticipated oil activityFebruary 21, 2017

    BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Petroleum Council expects an uptick in activity in the Bakken. Monday, they held a safety meeting to discuss better practices for inexperienced workers. North Dakota’s petroleum industry is facing a recruitment problem. The state oil rig count is predicted to increase and well service companies are looking to hire…

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    Neset appointed to second higher ed board termFebruary 10, 2017


    XTO Energy awards $50,000 in grants to Bakken-area charitiesFebruary 9, 2017


    Upcoming Events

    Battle of the Bakken Blood DriveJanuary 19, 2017

    The Battle of the Bakken is a friendly competition among oil companies to get the most donors out to help United Blood Service collect crucial resources. The company that gets the most donors out will win $1,000 to donate to the charity of its choice. How to participate: Sign your company up by contacting Tessa...

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    Energy Day at the CapitolFebruary 8, 2017

      Energy Day to showcase the future of Oil & Gas in North Dakota’s economy What lies ahead for the Bakken? How will world oil markets impact drilling and production in North Dakota? Energy Day brings the numbers to the State Capitol on March 7th from 10am to 1pm in the Brynhild Haugland Room. The...

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    5th Annual Bakken BBQJanuary 24, 2017

    The 5th Annual Bakken BBQ is coming to town on June 16, 2017! Mark your calendars now because you won’t want to miss our circus themed event. MBI Energy Services is teaming up with Make-A-Wish® North Dakota again this year. Our goal for the 5th Annual Bakken BBQ is to exceed $80,000 and we would...

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    2017 Teacher Education SeminarNovember 21, 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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    NOW HIRING: Ramp up in activity increases need in new employees

    NOW HIRING: INCREASING ACTIVITY CALLS FOR INCREASING WORKFORCE With spring on the horizon and more stable markets, activity is set to ramp up and many companies are starting the hunt for new employees to help fill vacancies in their workforces. This is welcome news in many communities that have weathered nearly five years of the downturn…

    READ MORE

    Petroleum industry looking to increase safety for anticipated oil activity

    BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Petroleum Council expects an uptick in activity in the Bakken. Monday, they held a safety meeting to discuss better practices for inexperienced workers. North Dakota’s petroleum industry is facing a recruitment problem. The state oil rig count is predicted to increase and well service companies are looking to hire…

    READ MORE

    Neset appointed to second higher ed board term

    NICK SMITH Bismarck Tribune The chairwoman of the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education was appointed Thursday by Gov. Doug Burgum to a second term on the board. Kathleen Neset now awaits a confirmation vote from the Senate. Burgum appointed Neset from among three finalists considered for the board, which consists of seven members…

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    XTO Energy awards $50,000 in grants to Bakken-area charities

    DENVER, COLORADO —  XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, today announced it has awarded grants totaling $50,000 to two charities serving communities in the Bakken formation area in North Dakota. These grants are part of XTO’s second-annual “Give Back to the Bakken”grant program. Community Action Partnership in Dickinson, N.D., and Ronald McDonald…

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