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EIA: Flaring In North Dakota "Has Declined Sharply"

EIA: Flaring In North Dakota "Has Declined Sharply"

It’s more than a little sad that while the increase in natural gas flaring in North Dakota sparked lots of headlines, both in the state and nationally, the response from the oil and gas industry and state regulators to dramatically reduce flaring has gone largely unnoticed. Safe airplane landings aren’t news, the adage goes, but

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The volume of gas flaring in North Dakota has declined 54 percent over the last two years.

North Dakota Flaring Volume Down 54 Percent Over The Last Two Years

When North Dakota had a problem with gas flaring over the last several years it got a lot of attention from journalists, activists, and politicians. People were upset – and rightfully so, nobody likes to see gas flared – and demanded action from the industry and state regulators (who were often accused of being too

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The Real News Is That North Dakota Flaring Is Down Significantly

Reporter Amy Dalrymple caught North Dakota Petroleum Council President Ron Ness in a bit of an exaggeration about recent flaring reductions. “North Dakota’s oil industry significantly reduced flaring last year, but whether it’s as substantial as an industry leader portrayed it in Fargo this week depends on how the decrease is calculated,” she reports. It’s true

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North Dakota's New Flaring Goal In Context

Back in September the North Dakota Industrial Commission – the triumvirate made up of Governor Jack Dalrymple, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem which regulates, among other things, oil and gas development in the state – made some changes to a flaring reduction plan they had implemented in April 2014. Flaring has

Iraqi Visit A Testament To North Dakota's Progress On Flaring

The critics of flaring make two primary points about the issue: Oil companies aren’t interested in curbing flaring North Dakota’s far too oil-friendly state government lets them get away with it The facts, however, don’t really support this argument. The oil industry has made remarkable progress on flaring during the oil boom. Despite facing challenges

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North Dakota Regulators Push Back Intermediate Flaring Goal, Make Final Goal Tougher

The oil and gas industry in North Dakota has asked state regulators to adjust some of their previously set goals to reduce flaring. Their argument is that forces beyond their control, including delays in building pipeline infrastructure and falling oil prices, have hurt their ability to capture gas. Though, it should be remembered, they’ve done

North Dakota Democrats Target Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem Ahead Of Flaring Ruling Decision

Tomorrow the North Dakota Industrial Commission, the regulatory triumvirate made up of Governor Jack Dalrymple, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring – will consider a request for an extension on new flaring regulations from the oil and gas industry. The industry, which helped develop the regulations, say falling oil prices and other

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