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Whiting's tab for Kodiak dips with oil prices, but risks remain

reuters.com — The all-stock deal is now roughly 30 percent cheaper than when first announced in July, a difference in value of $1.13 billion. The final deal value will reflect Kodiak's stock price on the day of closing, expected by the end of the year.

UPDATE 2-Flaring rule changes limit North Dakota oil production growth

reuters.com — Oct 15 (Reuters) - North Dakota oil production jumped about 1.6 percent in August to an all-time high of 1.1 million barrels per day, according to data released on Wednesday from state regulators. The state's oil wells produced 35.1 million barrels in August, up from 34.5 million barrels in July, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources said.

'The Overnighters' shows dark side of North Dakota oil boom

reuters.com — But award-winning documentary "The Overnighters," opening in New York on Friday before expanding nationally, shows the bleak side of that American Dream and the complex efforts of one man to be a Good Samaritan. "The film does show how much harder it is to survive here than people think," filmmaker Jesse Moss told Reuters.

'The Overnighters' shows dark side of North Dakota oil boom

reuters.com — But award-winning documentary "The Overnighters," opening in New York on Friday before expanding nationally, shows the bleak side of that American Dream and the complex efforts of one man to be a Good Samaritan. "The film does show how much harder it is to survive here than people think," filmmaker Jesse Moss told Reuters.

RPT-Maze of federal oversight impedes North Dakota's anti-flaring push

reuters.com — By Ernest Scheyder TIOGA, N.D. Oct 1 (Reuters) - North Dakota's oil producers will struggle to comply with aggressive rules taking effect on Wednesday designed to curb the wasteful burning of natural gas, hindered by lengthy federal reviews of crucial pipelines. The No. 2 U.S.

Maze of federal oversight impedes North Dakota's anti-flaring push

reuters.com — The No. 2 U.S. oil state is pushing to resolve a problem commonly known as flaring, an environmental and economic squandering akin to burning cash. Energy companies have been preparing since June for the deadline requiring them to capture 74 percent of natural gas extracted alongside crude oil from thousands of wells.

UPDATE 1-Oil prices would hit $150/barrel without U.S. shale, EIA says

reuters.com — By Ernest Scheyder DICKINSON, N.D., Sept 24 (Reuters) - Crude oil would cost at least $150 a barrel due to supply disruptions in the Middle East and North Africa were it not for rising production in North Dakota and Texas, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) chief Adam Sieminski said in an interview on Wednesday.

Bakken producers to push for status quo at crude oil hearing

mobile.reuters.com — Exclusive: Bakken producers to push for status quo at crude oil hearing By Ernest Scheyder BISMARCK N.D. (Reuters) - Hess Corp and other major North Dakota oil producers will tell the state's top energy regulators on Tuesday that existing field practices used to prepare Bakken crude for rail transport are safe and that tighter standards could actually do more harm than good.

Exclusive: Bakken producers to push for status quo at crude oil hearing

reuters.com — The comments, to be delivered at a special hearing of the North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC), come as federal, state and local officials grapple with how best to ensure the safe transport of the state's crude oil, which has been linked to a string of fiery crude-by-rail explosions, including one last year in Quebec that killed 47 people.

North Dakota governor sees oil production dip from flaring rule change

af.reuters.com — By Ernest Scheyder WILLISTON, N.D., Sept 18 (Reuters) - Some of North Dakota's oil companies likely will experience a production dip starting next month as they try to meet aggressive new flaring standards, Governor Jack Dalrymple said on Thursday.
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Oct 25, 2014

California getting more of North Dakota's Bakken crude #oil by barge than rail -- reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Oct 24, 2014

Classy: Williston, ND, marks retirement of Tom Rolfstad, economic development coordinator, w/celebration of his work pic.twitter.com/kv065R2bLI

Oct 24, 2014

RT @NYGovCuomo: A voluntary Ebola quarantine is not enough. This is too serious a public health situation. pic.twitter.com/SP1q3PnOrY

Oct 24, 2014

RT @GovChristie: Steps include mandatory quarantine of those providing medical services to #Ebola patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea.

Oct 24, 2014

RT @WNYC: Cuomo and Christie have announced a quarantine for medical personnel returning from Ebola-stricken countries to New York or New Jersey.

Oct 24, 2014

RT @gfherald: Nuclear-powered attack submarine USS North Dakota to be commissioned on Saturday bitly.com/1rnkI85 pic.twitter.com/Z6azYZ5JfR

Oct 24, 2014

RT @nycjim: Liberia cab driver takes sick passenger to #Ebola clinic. Photo by Kieran Kesner/Mashable. 2/2 on.mash.to/1DIVGrP pic.twitter.com/6T2YoEuyeS

Oct 24, 2014

RT @HoustonFowler: @ErnestScheyder @FortuneMagazine Best workplace lists often driven by surveys companies fill out, so maybe just not priority to energy cos?

Oct 24, 2014

Curious no oil companies (which pay well) made this list: @FortuneMagazine names 25 Best Global Companies To Work For for.tn/1rqRrsq

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