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    Neset appointed to second higher ed board termFebruary 10, 2017

    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 charitiesFebruary 9, 2017

    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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    Scoping It Out: Area educators receive Statoil STEM grantsFebruary 6, 2017


    Oh, the places you’ll go: Library gets young kids interested in reading with free new programFebruary 3, 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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    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…

    READ MORE

    Scoping It Out: Area educators receive Statoil STEM grants

    Thomas. A. Kvamme, Williston Herald Looking to the future, back in 2015, a group of area residents banded together and formed what is now known as the Northwest North Dakota Community Foundation (NWNDCF). The idea behind this group is to work on improving the quality of life on the western edge of the state. Board…

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    Oh, the places you’ll go: Library gets young kids interested in reading with free new program

    By BRYCE MARTIN Pioneer Editor | bmartin@countrymedia.net “We want to get books into the hands of young children as soon as possible,” said Sarah Snavely, director of the Bowman Regional Public Library. And that is precisely the goal for the library’s newest literacy program, Imagination Library. Professional organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics and…

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