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Insight: Red Cross response to Sandy fails to meet expectations

in.reuters.com — ROCKAWAY PARK, New York (Reuters) - Noreen Ellis begged the American Red Cross for help a few days after Superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S. East Coast. A 90-year-old bedbound woman living on Ellis's block needed to be moved from the Rockaways, an eight-mile long, narrow spit of land in New York City, to a shelter with heat and electricity.

UPDATE 1-North Dakota crude safety standards coming in November

reuters.com — By Ernest Scheyder BISMARCK, N.D. Oct 27 (Reuters) - North Dakota plans to issue new rules for the treatment of crude oil on Nov. 13, with regulators leaning away from any requirement specifying whether volatile components should be removed at the well site or a regional hub, so long as they are removed before transport, a state official said on Monday.

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

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton A man works on the rig of an oil drilling pump site in McKenzie County outside of Williston, North Dakota March 12, 2013. 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.

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 — By Ernest Scheyder Oct 15 (Reuters) - North Dakota's oil production rose less than expected in August due to stringent flaring-reduction standards and sliding oil prices, state regulators said on Wednesday. While production hit an all-time high, some energy companies in the second-largest oil-producing state held back in order to connect new wells to equipment that could process natural gas, a costly step mandated by new regulations.

'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.
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Oct 30, 2014

Very meta watching @OvernightersDoc, which is about the #Bakken boom, here in Williston, epicenter of Bakken boom

Oct 30, 2014

Shot and filmed in Williston, @OvernightersDoc makes its premier tonight in the oil boom town it chronicles pic.twitter.com/0ZNu1j56Ib

Oct 30, 2014

"We are well positioned from a liquidity position to deal with low oil prices." - Whiting Petroleum, about to become largest ND oil producer

Oct 29, 2014

Whiting's profit beat Wall St expectations thanks mostly to North Dakota, but slipping #oil prices on the brain: reut.rs/1wEyAiL $WLL

Oct 29, 2014

"Despite the recent pullback in #oil prices, we remain confident in our outlook for continued strong growth" - Whiting CEO Jim Volker

Oct 29, 2014

North Dakota Supreme Court Upholds Law Restricting Medication Abortion huff.to/1tfNzQm

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