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Press Release: Studies underscore oil and gas industry’s significant impact on North Dakota’s economy, communities

FROM THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR:   BISMARCK, N.D. (MARCH 7, 2023) – The oil and gas industry in North Dakota remains a powerhouse for the state’s economy, accounting for more than $42.6 billion in gross business volume, nearly 50,000 jobs and...

Study: 2021 Economic & Job Contributions of the Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and natural gas industry in North Dakota accounted for $42.6 billion in gross business volume, nearly 50,000 jobs and over $3.8 billion in state and local tax revenues in 2021, according to a study conducted by North Dakota State University Department of...

Press Release: 2022 Oil & Gas Tax Study: Industry Taxes Benefit Every ND County

The 2022 update of North Dakota’s Oil and Gas Tax Study is complete and there is good news - the revenue from the energy industry’s taxes benefits every person in the state. North Dakota Petroleum Foundation and Western Dakota Energy Association shared the results of...

Press Release: North Dakota Petroleum Foundation Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients

Bismarck, N.D. – The North Dakota Petroleum Foundation (NDPF) today announced its 2022 Al Golden Scholars. The NDPF awarded scholarships to 10 outstanding students who are pursuing post-secondary education in geology, engineering, processing plant technology, science,...

Bakken Classic Fishing Derby Raises $20,000 for Conservation and Habitat

The North Dakota Petroleum Council hosted its 8th Annual Bakken Classic Fishing Derby, raising $20,000 for habitat and wildlife projects. Sixty-seven teams participated in the event, which took place on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. The winning team of this year's...

Sponsor a STEM Student – BPS Career Academy Course

Bismarck Public Schools Career Academy will offer a summer school hands on lab based electronics course for students who have completed the 8th grade from June 6-10, 2022. The course will be taught on the Bismarck State College campus by current and former Bismarck...

Infographic: 2022 ND Oil and Natural Gas Production

The oil and natural gas found right here in North Dakota is getting us closer to energy independence, allowing the U.S. to lessen dependence on foreign energy sources. North Dakota produces on average more than 1 million barrels of oil per day in 2022, making it the...

Grayson Mill Energy and NWND Community Foundation Announce STEM Teacher Grants

Williston, N.D. — The Northwest North Dakota Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2022 Grayson Mill Energy STEM Education Fellowships teacher grants program.  The Fellowships provide STEM educators with resources to support their professional...

Applications available for the North Dakota Petroleum Foundation Teacher Education Seminar

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....

College Scholarship Opportunity Available to Future Energy Leaders

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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