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Meeting the challenges of a growing industry

For generations, North Dakotans have been seeking to grow and diversify this state’s economy, create more good paying jobs and retain our young people. Today, thanks in large part to the development of the Bakken oil reserves, we are beginning to realize our dream of making North Dakota an economic powerhouse and providing a brighter future for ourselves and our children.

Posted 2/28/12 (Tue) read more »

Industry donates more than $3.5 million to flood relief

Throughout the past few months, members of the North Dakota Petroleum Council have donated more than $3.5 million in financial and in-kind contributions to flood relief efforts across the state of North Dakota.

Posted 11/03/11 (Thu) read more »

Oil industry spending over $3 billion to capture natural gas

The Bakken is an enormous resource for North Dakota with a potential productive area of nearly 15,000 square miles, covering lands in a dozen or more counties. Putting this into perspective, never before in the United States has an oil field of this size been developed.

Posted 10/19/11 (Wed) read more »

Perry Pearce inducted into NDPC Hall of Fame

Perry Pearce, manager of state government affairs for ConocoPhillips’ Rocky Mountain Region, became the ninth inductee into the North Dakota Petroleum Council Hall of Fame at the association’s 30th Annual Meeting.

Posted 10/06/11 (Thu) read more »

Petroleum Council Annual Meeting slated for September 20-22

The 30th Annual Meeting of the North Dakota Petroleum Council membership is slated for September 20-22 in Medora, ND.

Posted 9/01/11 (Thu) read more »

Petroleum Council awards three scholarships

The North Dakota Petroleum Council recently awarded scholarships to two University of North Dakota students and one North Dakota State University student.

Posted 8/17/11 (Wed) read more »

Oil Country: Making progress and moving forward safely

The North Dakota Petroleum Council, in partnership with the NDDOT and ND Highway Patrol, announced today the start of a public awareness effort to promote traffic safety in western North Dakota.

Posted 7/22/11 (Fri) read more »

Bakken Breakout - Summer 2011

Stories on propping open opportunities, oil plays, working to leave no oil behind, and more.

Posted 7/06/11 (Wed) read more »

Bakken Breakout 2011

Stories on the birth of the industry, reclaiming the land, witnessing the boom, a lasting legacy, and more.

Posted 7/06/11 (Wed) read more »

Cutting named vice president of Petroleum Council

The North Dakota Petroleum Council has named Kari Cutting as vice president effective June 6.

Posted 6/17/11 (Fri) read more »