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Studies highlight impact of oil and gas industry on North Dakota’s economy, counties

Via the North Dakota Governor's Office: BISMARCK, N.D. – The oil and natural gas industry in North Dakota accounted for more than $40 billion in gross business volume, nearly 60,000 jobs and over $3.8 billion in state and local tax revenues in 2019, according to one...

Oil and Natural Gas Tax Revenue Study

From fiscal years 2008 to 2020, tax revenues from the oil and gas industry in North Dakota totaled nearly $22 billion, according to a study conducted for the Western Dakota Energy Association and North Dakota Petroleum Council. Those revenues supported $8.2 billion...

The Economic Impact of Oil and Natural Gas in North Dakota

The oil and natural gas industry in North Dakota accounted for more than $40 billion in gross business volume, nearly 60,000 jobs and over $3.8 billion in state and local tax revenues in 2019, according to a study conducted by North Dakota State University Department...

Marathon Oil’s 2020 Social Investments Support First Responders and COVID-19 Response in North Dakota

Since Marathon Oil began operating in the Bakken in 2006, they’ve had a longstanding tradition of giving back to the communities where they live and work, and 2020 was no different. Despite a year of uncertainty, Marathon Oil has remained committed to building...

WPX Energy Spreads Christmas Cheer

WPX Energy is celebrating the season of giving by donating $50,000 to the United Way of Dickinson to support needs in Stark, Dunn and Billings counties. WPX has offices in Killdeer and New Town where the company employs 83 people. WPX has been developing oil wells in...

TRADE READY seeks projects to train student welders

 TRADE READY, a program that provides local students with hands-on welding experience, is looking for projects to allow them to hone their skills. Working under the instruction and supervision of certified welder, students will learn hands-on fundamentals, allowing...

Hess Corporation makes substantial $100,000 donation to Great Plains Food Bank

FARGO, N.D. – Hess Corporation, with affiliate offices located in Minot, has made a substantial commitment to the fight to end hunger with a $100,000 gift to the Great Plains Food Bank that will immediately help to feed hungry seniors, children and families across...

Hess teams-up with North Dakota State Fair Foundation to offer scholarships for high school seniors

Hess Corporation will partner with the North Dakota State Fair Foundation to offer eight scholarships to high school seniors who are current members of either 4H or FFA and are pursuing secondary education or training in a career related to or in support of the oil...

Bakken BBQ donates $75,000 to Make-A-Wish North Dakota

By Jackie Jahfetson, The Dickinson Press Even during a pandemic, local businesses and the Dickinson community came out back in August for the Bakken BBQ to help support Make-A-Wish, exceeding expectations to be able to donate a large monetary contribution. Bakken BBQ...

Equinor awards fellowships to support STEM education

Equinor awards fellowships to support STEM educationVia the Williston Herald Williston, N.D. – In addition to the funding for elementary STEM training, another teacher, Kristina Hildebrandt, also received a fellowship. Hildebrandt, who teaches at Lewis and Clark...

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WPX Energy Spreads Christmas Cheer

WPX Energy Spreads Christmas Cheer

WPX Energy is celebrating the season of giving by donating $50,000 to the United Way of Dickinson to support needs in Stark, Dunn and Billings counties. WPX has offices in Killdeer and New Town where the company employs 83 people. WPX has been developing oil wells in...

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TRADE READY seeks projects to train student welders

TRADE READY seeks projects to train student welders

 TRADE READY, a program that provides local students with hands-on welding experience, is looking for projects to allow them to hone their skills. Working under the instruction and supervision of certified welder, students will learn hands-on fundamentals, allowing...

read more

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Teacher Education Seminar

Teacher Education Seminar

June 21, 2021 @ 8:00 am - June 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm at Bismarck State College, Bismarck ND by North Dakota Petroleum Foundation | Foundation Events

The Teacher Education Seminar is open to teachers and guidance counselors who are currently practicing full time in a North Dakota public or private school. Participants will have the opportunity

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