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    North Dakota pulls top spot for raising a familyJanuary 20, 2017

    By Melissa Krause mkrause@willistonherald.com Silvia Zubke moved from the bustling South American city of Bogota, Colombia to the quiet of North Dakota — or so she thought. Now, 9 years later, she’s watched Williston undergo a dramatic transformation, and she and her three young sons are some of the faces that have changed it.  North…

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    Bakken U Scholarship Helps Student Further EducationJanuary 19, 2017

    By Alison Kelly | akellly@kxnet.com During the oil downturn, a number of individuals have been laid off and lost their jobs. But some are using the opportunity to go back to school and add new skills sets to their tool box. “Petroleum is advancing with technology. The rigs, they walk. They move by themselves,” says Anna…

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    Fellowship program from Statoil helps STEM educatorsJanuary 19, 2017


    New pumping unit in TrainNDDecember 29, 2016


    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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    36th Annual Williston Basin API Chili Cook-offJanuary 12, 2017

    The Williston API Chapter is hosting it’s 36th Annual Chili Cook-off on Saturday, February 4. Proceeds from this event go directly to the API Endowment, and funds to charities to the local and surrounding communities.   WHAT: API Chili Cook-Off WHEN:     Saturday, February 4, 2017 3 p.m.    Doors Open 4 p.m.  ...

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    20th Annual API Gumbo CookoffJanuary 11, 2017

    The Dickinson API Chapter will host its Annual Gumbo Cookoff on February 18, 2017. Teams will square off to see who can cook up the best gumbo. Proceeds for the event go directly to the API Scholarship Fund and to local and surrounding communities.   WHAT: 20th Annual API Gumbo Cookoff WHEN:   Saturday, February...

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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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    North Dakota pulls top spot for raising a family

    By Melissa Krause mkrause@willistonherald.com Silvia Zubke moved from the bustling South American city of Bogota, Colombia to the quiet of North Dakota — or so she thought. Now, 9 years later, she’s watched Williston undergo a dramatic transformation, and she and her three young sons are some of the faces that have changed it.  North…

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    Bakken U Scholarship Helps Student Further Education

    By Alison Kelly | akellly@kxnet.com During the oil downturn, a number of individuals have been laid off and lost their jobs. But some are using the opportunity to go back to school and add new skills sets to their tool box. “Petroleum is advancing with technology. The rigs, they walk. They move by themselves,” says Anna…

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    Fellowship program from Statoil helps STEM educators

    By Melissa Krause mkrause@willistonherald.com A new K-12 grant program rolled out Tuesday by Statoil is designed to help ensure educators continue their investment in science, technology, engineering and math education, popularly known as STEM. In a partnership with the Northwest North Dakota Community Foundation, Statoil allocated $50,000 to create the Statoil STEM Education Fellowship program….

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    New pumping unit in TrainND

    By Melissa Krause mkrause@willistonherald.com From the arid sands of Aztec, New Mexico, a new pumping unit has made a long trek to its new home at TrainND-Northwest. With an anticipated upswing of oil production in the coming year, XTO Energy has offered support of the area workforce by aiding  developmental programing efforts. To continue the…

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