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UPDATE 1-Hess cuts budget by 16 percent, keeps most spending in Bakken

reuters.com — By Ernest Scheyder WILLISTON, N.D. Jan 26 (Reuters) - Oil and natural gas producer Hess Corp cut its capital budget by 16 percent on Monday, saying it has balanced concerns about slipping crude prices with growth projects in places like North Dakota crucial to the company's future.

In North Dakota's oil capital, optimism abides despite price slump

reuters.com — The positive outlook contrasts with the pervasive gloom settling over the No. 2 U.S. oil producer after a plunge of more than 60 percent in crude prices since June. Wall Street has grown anxious that real estate, retail and other investments in the frontier communities that served as anchor outposts for the boom will feel the brunt of cheap oil.

In North Dakota's oil capital, optimism abides despite price slump

uk.news.yahoo.com — By Ernest Scheyder WILLISTON, N.D. (Reuters) - Business leaders in the capital of North Dakota's oil boom say they are optimistic the regional economy will stand up to slipping crude prices, confident that the clock can't be turned back for one of the fastest-growing parts of the United States.

Millions of gallons of saltwater leak into North Dakota creek

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Andrew Cullen 1 of 6. A maintenance worker continues clean-up efforts about 15 miles outside Williston, North Dakota January 22, 2015. The leak, from a four-inch saltwater pipeline operated by Summit Midstream Partners LP approximately 15 miles north of Williston, occurred earlier this month and was reported to state officials on Jan.

Nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater leak into North Dakota creek

news.yahoo.com — By Ernest Scheyder WILLISTON, N.D. (Reuters) - Nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater and an unknown quantity of crude oil have leaked from a North Dakota pipeline into a creek that feeds the Missouri River, by far the largest spill of its kind in the state's history, officials said.

Nearly 3 Million Gallons of Saltwater Leak into North Dakota Creek

Nearly three million gallons of saltwater leak into North Dakota creek

reuters.com — The leak, from a saltwater collection line owned by Summit Midstream Partners LP approximately 15 miles north of Williston, occurred sometime earlier this month and was reported to state officials on Jan. 7. The leak does not pose a threat to drinking water supplies, the North Dakota Department of Health said in a statement released late Wednesday.

Nearly Three Million Gallons Of Saltwater Leak Into North Dakota Creek

Nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater leak into North Dakota creek

reuters.com — The leak, from a saltwater collection line owned by Summit Midstream Partners LP approximately 15 miles north of Williston, occurred sometime earlier this month and was reported to state officials on Jan. 7. The leak does not pose a threat to drinking water supplies, the North Dakota Department of Health said in a statement released late Wednesday.

Halcón Resources pins hopes on prolific North Dakota oil acreage

reuters.com — The dilemma highlights how low oil prices are foiling plans some small energy companies had to build themselves up quickly and try a sale to the highest bidder. Still, some investors see Halcón, whose shares are down 84 percent over the past two years, as a potential buying opportunity.
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Jan 28, 2015

.@HessCorporation says expects to producer 95,000 to 105,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in Bakken shale formation this year

Jan 28, 2015

Gasoline prices in Williston, ND, fell 4 percent overnight to $2.09/gallon

Jan 27, 2015

Union rejects second U.S. refinery contract proposal from oil companies reuters.com/article/idUSL1…

Jan 27, 2015

RT @lindastern: Apple has $178 b in cash - it could buy IBM, give $556 to every person in the U.S., or buy an apartment in Manhattan. reut.rs/1CL0Y7j

Jan 27, 2015

Justin Trudeau, leader of Canada's Liberal party, said he backs the #KeystoneXL pipeline reut.rs/15Ksy7l via @reuters

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