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Energy Secretary applauds North Dakota for role in energy 'renaissance'

08/14/2018

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured North Dakota coal facilities Monday and applauded the state for its role in advancing America’s... continue reading

U.S. refineries running at near-record highs

08/13/2018

For the week ending July 6, 2018, the four-week average of U.S. gross refinery inputs surpassed 18 million barrels per day (b/d) for the first... continue reading

EIA: Solar Generation to Jump 23 Percent This Year

08/13/2018

Far more of the nation's electricity is being generated by wind than solar, but prepare for a surge in panels. The Energy Information Administration's... continue reading

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Secretary of Energy Perry plans Monday visit to N.D. coal mine, power plant

08/09/2018

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will visit North Dakota on Monday, touring coal facilities and hosting a roundtable with energy industry... continue reading

Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 10.3 Million Worldwide in 2017

08/09/2018

The renewable energy industry created more than 500,000 new jobs globally in 2017, a 5.3 per cent increase from 2016, according to the latest... continue reading

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New natural gas plant expansion proposed for McKenzie County

08/09/2018

A new proposal to expand another natural gas processing plant in northwest North Dakota aims to keep up with growing volumes of Bakken gas production... continue reading

Coal Still Proving Necessary, Even in a High-Tech Age

08/06/2018

These are exciting times for energy production in the United States. Almost every week, we hear about new developments in renewable energy,... continue reading

EVs could drive 38% rise in US electricity demand, DOE lab finds

08/06/2018

Rising electricity demand could lead to sustained absolute growth of 80 terawatt-hours per year, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s... continue reading

Dry Fork: A Model of Modern U.S. Coal Power

08/06/2018

The next time someone describes U.S. coal power as a pollution-belching, resource-sucking energy source, politely direct their attention to... continue reading

Three coal counties among the top 10 for highest average wages in 2017

08/03/2018

Slipping from first to second place, sparsely populated Oliver County saw average wages increase by 2.5 percent from $71,719 in 2016 to $73,522... continue reading


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