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Debunked: Oil Company Is Not Giving Bigger Bonuses For Speed Versus Safety

Debunked: Oil Company Is Not Giving Bigger Bonuses For Speed Versus Safety

Yesterday I wrote about a story produced by the Center for Investigative Journalism, and picked up by media outlets like Politico and Reveal, which was built on a faulty premise. The story argues that, during North Dakota’s oil boom, the safety of oilfield workers was sacrificed. Yet, as I noted yesterday, that’s not really true.

Another Company Cuts Back Spending, Drilling In North Dakota Due To Oil Prices

More ugly news for a state that has an aggressive spending budget built on oil tax revenues, despite what Governor Jack Dalrymple has claimed. Two days ago Oasis Petroleum announced that they were cutting back their drilling operations in the Bakken region from 16 planned rigs to 6¬†and that they’d be cutting their 2015 capital

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