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July 22, 2016
A BNSF oil train is fueled up during a stop north of the 12th Avenue North bridge over the tracks on May 9 in Fargo. (Dave Wallis / Forum News Service)
City ponders fining railroad $261 for every oil car that passes through it
July 22, 2016 - 10:15am
July 15, 2016
Oil pumping units are pictured in Mountrail County, N.D., on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service
North Dakota oil production up slightly in May
July 15, 2016 - 1:57pm
July 13, 2016
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Man gets cease-and-desist order for alleged $40,000 oilfield investment fraud
July 13, 2016 - 11:32am
July 5, 2016
Post-oil boom, drug prices in the Bakken fall as gang trafficking increases
July 5, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 29, 2016
Beach man faces murder charge 3 weeks after death
June 29, 2016 - 5:23pm
June 27, 2016
This image from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration illustrates how a worker for Most Wanted Well Service fell in a Nov. 23, 2015, incident. The worker was injured in a fall while escaping from a “snubbing basket” on a workover rig without an adequate escape line.
Autopsy shows oil worker fell to his death after explosion
June 27, 2016 - 3:51pm
June 24, 2016
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LETTER: North Dakotans, stay bullish about your state
June 24, 2016 - 10:41pm
June 20, 2016
Wind turbines sit behind a home north of Hettinger, N.D., in this file photo from January 2016. (Dustin Monke / Forum News Service)
Oil boom goes calm, but North Dakota's wind boom continues
June 20, 2016 - 5:30pm
June 15, 2016
Pumping units are pictured near Williston, N.D., on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. North Dakota oil production dropped 6 percent in April, but the state continues to produce more than 1 million barrels per day. (Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service)
North Dakota oil production has largest drop ever in April
June 15, 2016 - 10:20am
May 25, 2016
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LETTERS: Students see oil industry powering bright future
May 25, 2016 - 10:05am
May 22, 2016
Amado Enrique de Leon, center, poses for a portrait with other former employees of WCE Oil Field Services in a work yard owned by their new employer, CS Welding, LLC, near Palermo, North Dakota. CS Welding is staffed largely by former employees of WCE Oil Field Services, which shut down in May 2015 and still owes many former employees unpaid wages, sometimes equalling tens of thousands of dollars.
Oilfield business failure leaves workers unpaid, jobless
May 22, 2016 - 7:30am
May 19, 2016
Daryl Dukart, left, the president of the North Dakota Association of Oil and Gas Producing Counties, listens to speaker Kostas Voutsas during the association's executive committee meeting Thursday at the Ramada Grand Dakota Hotel in Dickinson. (FNS Photo by Dustin Monke)
Association of oil and gas counties eyeing rebrand
May 19, 2016 - 9:45pm
Graphic by Carli Greninger/Grand Forks Herald
THE TREND: Happy Harry's new owners; Oil Patch downturn; UND's Hennessy, Ralston back; transgender kids; flight missing
May 19, 2016 - 7:45am
May 18, 2016
A trailer park that was developed during the Bakken oil boom is seen in Williston, North Dakota April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
A humbling comedown in North Dakota's Oil Patch
May 18, 2016 - 11:05am
May 12, 2016
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Oil production measurements questioned, but state say checks are in place
May 12, 2016 - 7:15pm