Progress through Awareness

The objective of the Bakken Chapter is to foster a spirit of cooperation among those directly engaged in the production of oil and gas by promoting a free exchange of ideas among members and interested parties, create contacts and relationships among like-minded professionals in our industry and promote learning and awareness of factors affecting our industry.


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Line 3 is critical to safely delivering the energy Minnesotans demand everyday

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 23, 2018 – The Minnesota Petroleum Council issued the following statement after a Minnesota Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) released her recommendations on Line 3…

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API looks forward to working with FERC on improving the pipeline permitting process

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018 – API committed to working with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) as the agency seeks input from stakeholders on how to improve the pipeline pe…

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Record U.S. oil production fuels highest demand since 2007

WASHINGTON, APRIL 19, 2017 – Today the American Petroleum Institute reported that U.S. petroleum demand reached 20.6 million barrels per day (MBD) last month, the highest level since 2…

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Natural gas, oil drilling and completions up more than 35 percent over 2017

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018 –  API today released its quarterly well completion report for the first quarter of 2018 showing that natural gas and oil drilling and completions rose …

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American Petroleum Institute teams up with North America’s Building Trades Unions to enhance safety training for tomorrow’s energy workforce

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) and North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) today announced the establishment of the Pipeline Construct…

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