Number Of Rigs Drilling In N.D. Dips Below 60The number of rigs drilling in North Dakota's oil patch has dropped below 60 for the first time since 2009.
N.D. Officials Consider Easing Pipeline Spill FineNorth Dakota regulators are considering easing a $2.4 million fine levied against a Texas company for a pipeline spill that spewed saltwater and oil for three months before being discovered.
N.D. Looking To Clean Up Waste Land In OilfieldsA half-century after it held saltwater and other oil-drilling waste, an abandoned pit near the Little Missouri River in western North Dakota was dug out and filled with fresh soil this week with hopes that the site will someday be capable of producing vegetation again.
ND Oil Output A Record 701K Barrels In August The state Department of Mineral Resources reports that North Dakota oil producers pumped a record 701,134 barrels of crude in August.