FUNDING OUR PRIORITIES
The oil and natural gas industry accounts for more than 50% of tax revenues which are funding schools, roads, flood protection, and other quality of life opportunities.
INVESTING IN OUR COMMUNITIES
Through several initiatives and program, the North Dakota Petroleum Foundation and its sponsors are giving back through philanthropic donations, programs, and initiatives.
About the Foundation
Promoting best practices in the development of our resources and partnering with others to preserve and build habitat and access to the outdoors.
Providing educational resources about the energy industry to teachers and students, and scholarships to students pursuing a degree in energy.
Fostering opportunities for industry, landowners, state, local and tribal leaders, and others to connect and work together to build stronger communities.
Advancing a better understanding of the industry, the technologies and innovation that drives it and the benefits it provides to our economy and society.
ND Petroleum Foundation joining forces to get coats and shoes to children this winter
With the weather getting colder, the North Dakota Petroleum Foundation is joining forces with NATIVE Inc. and Operation Warm to provide coats and shoes to underserved children in the Bismarck and Mandan School Districts. Thanks to a generous donation of $25,000 from Marathon Petroleum the campaign is already over halfway to its goal.
Between now and Nov. 30, please consider making a donation to help will provide 1,500 coats and 500 shoes to Native American children in the Bismarck and Mandan School Districts. Just $25 will allow for the purchase of a brand-new winter coat and $20 will help purchase new shoes that will be distributed at an event at the end of the month.
All donations, large or small are welcome and will make a huge impact.
The North Dakota Petroleum Foundation will host its annual Teacher Education Seminar June 27-30, 2022 in Bismarck. The seminar is designed to give educators information about the oil and natural gas industry and take projects, lessons, and ideas back to the classroom....
Applications Are Open For The North Dakota Petroleum Foundation’s 2022-2023 Al Golden Scholarships The North Dakota Petroleum Foundation (NDPF) is now accepting applications for its Al Golden Scholarship program for the 2022-2023 school year. The NDPF will award a...
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The North Dakota oil and natural gas industry is integral to the growth and progress of North Dakota’s economy and the nation’s energy security. From job creation and economic contributions, to innovation and investment in the community, North Dakota oil and natural gas is creating opportunities and contributing to a strong future for the state and nation.
Oil and gas production helps grow North Dakota’s economy and supports unprecedented opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business owners in all sectors and supports tens of thousands of good-paying jobs and careers.
With new technology and practices focused on environmental stewardship, North Dakota is leading the way in sustainable development, ensuring continued economic growth, while also protecting our state.
As an economic powerhouse, the oil and gas industry contributes billions in state tax revenues, which allows state and local leaders to invest in our communities and advance possibilities across the state.
North Dakota is the nation’s third-largest oil producer, and oil and natural gas found right here in the Williston Basin is enhancing our nation’s energy and national security.
Technology is changing the way we produce and use our abundant energy resources. Together, North Dakota’s universities and the industry are ushering in a new age of innovation and invention.
Through the North Dakota Petroleum Foundation, North Dakota’s oil and gas industry has helped raise and contribute more than $96,000 for conservation and wildlife habitat projects throughout the state. Working with landowners, the Foundation has planted 134,000 trees in just four years. The Foundation and its supporters also continue to partner with the Mule Deer Foundation to rehabilitate and revitalize habitat in western North Dakota for mule deer and other wildlife.
Planting for the Future
Planting for the Future helps build and improve habitat for future generations through large-scale tree plantings.
Teacher Education Seminar
The Teacher Education Seminar brings 50 teachers together to learn more about the oil and gas industry, tour the oilfield and more.
Bakken Rocks CookFest
The Bakken Rocks CookFest is a free festival that includes free food, music, games and activities for kids, and more.
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Whether we need equipment, volunteers or sponsorship support for our events, we can always count on help from the North Dakota Petroleum Foundation and its sponsors and supporters. We’re so grateful to have them as Partners in Conservation.
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