North Dakota http://www.kunc.org en Oil And Gas Glut Taxing The West's Pipeline Networks http://www.kunc.org/post/oil-and-gas-glut-taxing-wests-pipeline-networks <p>In the first quarter of 2014, the United States surpassed both Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer. It already hit that mark for natural gas in late 2013. All of that oil and gas has to be transported from the fields where it’s drilled to refineries and processing plants.</p><p>Most of that is done by pipeline, but the nation’s pipeline infrastructure isn’t currently up to the task.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Stephanie Joyce - Wyoming Public Media & Inside Energy 58860 at http://www.kunc.org Oil And Gas Glut Taxing The West's Pipeline Networks North Dakota Pipeline Spills Over 1 Million Gallons Of Salty Wastewater Near Lake http://www.kunc.org/post/north-dakota-pipeline-spills-over-1-million-gallons-salty-wastewater-near-lake <p>A leaky pipeline has spilled about 1 million gallons of saltwater near a North Dakota reservoir&nbsp;that supplies drinking water to the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.&nbsp;The pipeline, owned by the Texas-based Crestwood Midstream Partners, runs along the shore of Bear Den Bay on Lake Sakakwea,&nbsp;a reservoir on the Missouri River.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:40:37 +0000 Emily Guerin & Inside Energy 58820 at http://www.kunc.org North Dakota Pipeline Spills Over 1 Million Gallons Of Salty Wastewater Near Lake Colorado Ahead Of Peers In Charting The Public's Oil And Gas Health Complaints http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-ahead-peers-charting-publics-oil-and-gas-health-complaints <p>Energy boom states in the west are taking different tactics for recording and responding to public health complaints regarding oil and gas.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Dan Boyce & Inside Energy 58534 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Ahead Of Peers In Charting The Public's Oil And Gas Health Complaints Crude Oil Rail Routes Won't Be Made Public http://www.kunc.org/post/crude-oil-rail-routes-wont-be-made-public <p>The railroad industry is taking steps to avoid public disclosure of crude oil shipment routes, <a href="http://bismarcktribune.com/bakken/states-balk-at-keeping-oil-train-info-from-public/article_171f8468-ed41-11e3-a2bd-001a4bcf887a.html" target="_blank">reports The Associated Press</a>. The companies were <a href="http://www.dot.gov/briefing-room/us-dot-takes-new-emergency-actions-part-comprehensive-strategy-keep-crude-oil" target="_blank">ordered in May</a> by the U.S. Department of Transportation to begin notifying rail yards and emergency responders when large shipments of Bakken crude were rolling through their communities.</p><p>Those disclosures are due to begin June 7. The companies have to reveal route details and the amount of oil carried in shipments of 35 or more tank cars.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:09:08 +0000 Alisa Barba & Jordon Wirfs-Brock & Inside Energy 57463 at http://www.kunc.org Crude Oil Rail Routes Won't Be Made Public For Energy In Colorado, Wyoming And North Dakota, The Boom Plays Out Differently http://www.kunc.org/post/energy-colorado-wyoming-and-north-dakota-boom-plays-out-differently <p>A continuing energy boom in the Rocky Mountains and Northern Great Plains is reshaping the future of what’s powering America. The three states are feeling this new energy economy differently, and it’s changing political realities in different ways.</p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Dan Boyce & Inside Energy 56601 at http://www.kunc.org For Energy In Colorado, Wyoming And North Dakota, The Boom Plays Out Differently