North Dakota:

Dakota Access Pipeline Now Operational, Developer Says

Oil is now flowing through the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, carrying crude from Canada and North Dakota south to Illinois, its developer said Thursday. The pipeline, which sparked a months-long protest by Native Americans and…

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North Dakota Family Fights with State for Mineral Rights

For the Wilkinson family, a long fight for mineral rights beneath Lake Sakakawea is about their ancestors and what they had tried to leave behind for future generations. “It’s the right thing to do,” said…

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East Coast Refiners Eye Texas Oil as Bakken Alternative

U.S. East Coast refiners are looking to buy increasing volumes of domestic crude oil from the Gulf Coast, two sources said, the latest twist in a trade flow upheaval in the wake of the opening…

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Dakota Access Pipeline Complete, Startup Soon

Energy Transfer Partners has finished construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a spokeswoman confirmed, and is now filling the line with crude to prepare it for service in mid-April. Dakota Access was the focus of…

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North Dakota Oil Output to Get Boost from Disputed Pipeline

North Dakota oil production will get a shot in the arm next month as a pipeline comes online despite opposition by environmental groups and Native Americans, allowing the energy industry to save at least $540…

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Oil Now in Dakota Access Pipeline as Startup Nears

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it’s preparing to put the pipeline into service. Dallas-based Energy…

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