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Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Department of Interior, was keynote speaker Wednesday at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in the Bismarck Event Center. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune

Podcast: “We’ve Gone From Surviving to Thriving”

Podcast: “We’ve Gone From Surviving to Thriving”

Live on location at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference yesterday I interviewed a number of people from North Dakota’s oil and gas industry about the state of affairs in the Bakken play. We talked about recovering oil prices, a new sense of optimism, and the challenge of North Dakota’s chronic labor shortages. “We’ve gone from

Presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to his supporters before leaving the podium at the Bong Airport in Superior on Monday afternoon. Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com

Protest To Target Donald Trump In "Notoriously Racist" Bismarck

Yesterday I somehow got invited to join a Facebook group called “Peaceful Donald Trump Protest #StaNDuptoTrump.” The intent is to organize a protest against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump who will be addressing the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck later this month. As of this writing the event page, which is closed to the public, indicates

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the crowd in a hangar at the Richard I. Bong Airport in Superior, Wis., on Monday afternoon, April 4, 2016. Trump spoke for just under an hour and addressed his GOP opponents, foreign trade, NATO, immigration and jobs, among other topics. Bob King / Forum News Service

Presumptive GOP Nominee Donald Trump To Visit North Dakota Later This Month

It was rumored a week or so ago that Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and/or Donald Trump might be visiting North Dakota in May, appearing at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference. Since then Ted Cruz has dropped out of the race after a drubbing in Indiana, and Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee and will be

Presidential candidate Ted Cruz, R-Tx., delivers the keynote address during the NDGOP convention Saturday, April 2, 2016 in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Ted Cruz Campaign Feeling Out Another Visit To North Dakota

The Republican presidential race may end up paying another visit to North Dakota. Rumors are flying in political circles that Ted Cruz and/or Donald Trump may be paying a visit to the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference set to take place in late May in Bismarck. The event is put on by the North Dakota Petroleum

North Dakota Oil Conference Draws Thousands From 48 States

The North Dakota Petroleum Council is hosting the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck this week. It’s a pretty big deal for both North Dakota and the national energy industry (Sean Hannity will be addressing the conference tomorrow). NDPC spokeswoman Tess Sandstrom was kind enough to forward me some of the attendance figures for the

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