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Ag Impacted as More Oil Travels by Rail

North Dakota's two largest rail shippers - BNSF and Canadian Pacific - each have a backlog of more than 1,000 ordered cars, according to recently-released federal agency reports. And, US Department of Agriculture officials are concerned that Canadian Pacific will not be able meet the farmer and industry... Read more

New Gas Plant in Operation

Oneok Partner's Garden Creek II Plant is now operational in McKenzie County. The $300 million plant can produce 100 million cubic feet of natural gas per day. The company now has natural gas processing capacity of more than 500 million cubic feet per day in North Dakota's oil patch. A seventh processing... Read more

Legislators Tour Oil Patch

Forty state legislators traveled to the oil patch this week to see first-hand the development and impacts in Watford City and the rest of McKenzie County, which is the largest oil producing county in the state. Oil patch leaders plan to seek an increase in the amount of oil tax revenue that is sent directly... Read more

Oil Transfer Facility Planned for North Dakota

A new rail-pipeline project is being proposed on a 350-acre tract in Mountrail County. Dakota Gold Transfer-Plaza LLC plans to construct the oil hub and serve Canadian Pacific Railway with throughput capacity of one unit train per day. The facility is initially planned to have 300,000 bbl of storage.... Read more

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