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News Archive for Aug 2018

BSC engineering alum helps bring clean drinking water to rural ND - image
BSC engineering alum helps bring clean drinking water to rural ND
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Heading into the spring semester of his senior year in college, Philip Markwed already had a job lined up for after graduation with Bartlett & West, ...
Proposal would convert Dickinson oil refinery to renewable diesel plant - image
Proposal would convert Dickinson oil refinery to renewable diesel plant
Thursday, August 02, 2018
The owner of a small crude oil refinery in western North Dakota is proposing to convert the facility to process vegetable oil instead of petroleum to ...
North Dakota's No. 4 oil producer says Bakken is still focus - image
North Dakota's No. 4 oil producer says Bakken is still focus
Friday, August 03, 2018
Earlier this year, Oasis sold some of its Williston acreage and bought a $946 million position in the Permian’s Delaware Basin. That works out ...
Three coal counties among the top 10 for highest average wages in 2017 - image
Three coal counties among the top 10 for highest average wages in 2017
Friday, August 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 in 2017, ...
Dry Fork: A Model of Modern U.S. Coal Power - image
Dry Fork: A Model of Modern U.S. Coal Power
Monday, August 06, 2018
The next time someone describes U.S. coal power as a pollution-belching, resource-sucking energy source, politely direct their attention to Dry Fork Station, ...
EVs could drive 38% rise in US electricity demand, DOE lab finds  - image
EVs could drive 38% rise in US electricity demand, DOE lab finds
Monday, August 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 National ...
Coal Still Proving Necessary, Even in a High-Tech Age - image
Coal Still Proving Necessary, Even in a High-Tech Age
Monday, August 06, 2018
These are exciting times for energy production in the United States. Almost every week, we hear about new developments in renewable energy, electric ...
New natural gas plant expansion proposed for McKenzie County  - image
New natural gas plant expansion proposed for McKenzie County
Thursday, August 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 ...
Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 10.3 Million Worldwide in 2017 - image
Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 10.3 Million Worldwide in 2017
Thursday, August 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 figures ...
Secretary of Energy Perry plans Monday visit to N.D. coal mine, power plant - image
Secretary of Energy Perry plans Monday visit to N.D. coal mine, power plant
Thursday, August 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 executives. Rep. ...
EIA: Solar Generation to Jump 23 Percent This Year - image
EIA: Solar Generation to Jump 23 Percent This Year
Monday, August 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 ...
U.S. refineries running at near-record highs - image
U.S. refineries running at near-record highs
Monday, August 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 time on ...
Energy Secretary applauds North Dakota for role in energy 'renaissance'  - image
Energy Secretary applauds North Dakota for role in energy 'renaissance'
Tuesday, August 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 energy ...
BSC announces President's Honor Roll for Summer 2018 - image
BSC announces President's Honor Roll for Summer 2018
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Bismarck State College recognizes the students named to the President's Honor Roll for the Summer 2018 semester. "As in all endeavors, doing something ...
Mass Communications student launches BSC's first sports talk show - image
Mass Communications student launches BSC's first sports talk show
Monday, August 27, 2018
Sports Fyx is Bismarck State College's first-ever sports talk show and the brainchild of BSC Mass Communications student Levi Holzer. New episodes air ...
Advanced energy jobs expected to grow 8 percent in Colorado - image
Advanced energy jobs expected to grow 8 percent in Colorado
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
More than 62,000 Coloradans are employed by advanced energy operations, a number advocates expect to grow in 2018. Advanced Energy Economy, a national ...

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