North Dakota Economic News

Mancamp Tour In North Dakota

February 11, 2012

<a href=”http://www.indeed.com”>Jobs</a> by Indeed A recent informal video tour of Man Camps North of Williston North Dakota by Basin Electrical staff, a good look at some of Mancamps in Williston, and the northern towns. Also some video on the new Oneok Natural Gas Plant being built.

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America’s Oil Rush, Boom or Bust Episode on CNBC Triples our Blog Traffic!

February 8, 2012

Very pleasant surprise to see that our daily Organic search traffic has tripled the last few days as lots of folks have been following up on CNBC’s show Monday night on America’s Oil Rush, Boom or Bust!  Not sure what everyone thought of the show, we felt it presented the situation pretty well and did […]

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CNBC’s America’s Oil Rush, Bust or Boom show.

February 6, 2012

CNBC’s show seemed pretty balanced to me, though a lot of the footage was obviously not current, they presented the good and the bad which is how things are here in North Dakota these days. You can catch the show in the segments they used in the last week to promo the show here on […]

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CNBC Special Tonight on Williston and the Bakken Oil Boom–America’s Oil Rush Boom or Bust!

February 6, 2012

Show is on CNBC at 9pm Eastern Time should be a big jump in traffic, I hope our servers can handle it!  Our readership has been growing rapidly, but this will be a good test for us.  We would really appreciate your thoughts about the show, please post any comments  you have about it below […]

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Bismarck North Dakota Housing Tour

January 18, 2012

Recent tour of Minot and  Bismarck North Dakota to video showcase the North Dakota Oil Fields and the affect the oil boom is having in Bismarck and Mandan in support of the oil fields.

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Hang on to your Hat, Williston and the Rest of Western North Dakota Booming!

December 25, 2011

Grand Forks Herald Recent article in the Grand Forks Herald discussing a recent trip by Bismarck College Educators to Williston North Dakota.  For most of them seeing firsthand what they have been hearing about since their last visit was stunning to them.  One of the trip members shared my most recent experience of visiting  Williston, […]

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Energy Production Is a Huge Part Of North Dakota’s Economic Success

December 22, 2011

The Foundry A very interesting article and graphic map in a blog post Day by Rob Bluey discussing how North Dakota is leading the way in returning to “peak employment” from the latest recession and is joined by Texas and Alaska which also have large energy industries as part of their base. “North Dakota has […]

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North Dakota Leads Montana and South Dakota in Bidding On New Federal Lands Mineral Lease Bidding

December 22, 2011

Bismarck Tribune Good article in the Bismarck Tribune today regarding the sale of Federal oil and gas leases in 2011 once again being led by activity in North Dakota.  Like the leasing of mineral rights on private land the Federal Lands in North Dakota are being bid up in price.  See the Entire article here.

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North Dakota Taxable Sales and Purchases Jump 40 Percent

December 22, 2011

Bismarck Tribune Wow, talk about knocking it out of the park!  All those new big rigs and new buildings in western North Dakota I see when I drive around the oil patch are showing up once again in the Taxable Sales reports recently issued for the 3rd quarter.  Now if we can just get some […]

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Keystone XL Pipeline Delay May Lead to Alternative Pipeline Solution From Enbridge, Inc.

November 17, 2011

Bloomberg Week An article this week in Bloomberg Week Magazine discussed the possibility that a denial/delay by the U.S. State Department of TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL Pipeline permit will likely lead to TransCanada Corp. withdrawing the application.  Consequently, that action might lead to Enbridge, Inc. moving forward with an alternative plan to move the “tar […]

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