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April 23, 2018
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
DULUTH — An administrative law judge on Monday recommended the contentious Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline should move forward, but...
April 23, 2018 - 6:49pm
April 12, 2018
Gas prices rising across US to July 2015 levels
CHICAGO — Gas prices are rising with the national average at $2.68 per gallon of regular unleaded, the priciest since July 2015, according...
April 12, 2018 - 10:36am
April 10, 2018
New voices join Enbridge pipeline protest in northeastern Minn.
AUTOMBA, Minn. — Against a backdrop of large pipes stacked like cordwood, Nicholle Ramsey stood alongside two dozen others on the trespassing-side...
April 10, 2018 - 12:14pm
April 8, 2018
ND oil country begging for workers, say officials
BISMARCK—The jobs outlook in the Oil Patch in western North Dakota is at its highest level in three years. Central North Dakota looks good,...
April 8, 2018 - 9:49pm
April 4, 2018
Coal company with ties to ND, Minn., eyes bankruptcy
BILLINGS, Mont. — Westmoreland Coal Co. stock fell to 26 cents a share Tuesday, April 3, after the company with three Montana mines indicated...
April 4, 2018 - 9:36am
March 27, 2018
PolyMet mine will cost $1 billion: Profit margin down 20 percent from 2012 projections
DULUTH—The proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes will cost nearly $1 billion to build if it's permitted, but will earn a $173 million annual profit for 20 years for the company after taxes and other expenses. That was the report Tuesday, March 27, as the company...
March 27, 2018 - 6:20pm
Oil industry's pervasive female pay gap even worse among explorers
A top female earner for a major integrated oil company is a rarity, but among the smaller explorers and producers it's even more of an anomaly....
March 27, 2018 - 9:20am
March 19, 2018
'Netflix for oil' setting stage for $1 trillion data battle
A battle for big data is brewing in the oil patch. The service companies that map underground pockets of oil, drill the wells and lift crude...
March 19, 2018 - 1:38pm
March 17, 2018
Feds say no to permit for Michigan mine
STEPHENSON, Mich.—Federal regulators are saying not so fast to a proposed open-pit mine in the southern part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Environmental Protection Agency, in a recent letter to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, said it was objecting to the...
March 17, 2018 - 2:50pm
March 15, 2018
PUC approves Line 3 environmental study: Final decision on project expected in June
DULUTH—The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday, March 15, approved the environmental review for the proposed Enbridge Energy Line 3 replacement oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. The PUC, after delaying the decision in December and saying the Minnesota Department...
March 15, 2018 - 7:47pm
March 14, 2018
Red Lake votes to remove Enbridge pipelines
RED LAKE, Minn.—The Red Lake Tribal Council voted Tuesday, March 13, to remove Enbridge-owned oil pipelines from its land. The unanimous...
March 14, 2018 - 7:35pm
March 7, 2018
Large power users have own idea to meet future power needs in Minnesota
DULUTH—Northland mining, paper and energy companies are giving a hard pass to Minnesota Power's proposed natural gas plant. What's more,...
March 7, 2018 - 6:06pm
February 28, 2018
CEO of Chilean parent company of Twin Metals discusses project with local stakeholders
MINNEAPOLIS — In a conference room on the second floor of the Hilton Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 27, Iván Arriagada, the CEO of Chilean mining giant Antofagasta, sat down with some of the most powerful figures northeastern Minnesota and the Iron Range.
February 28, 2018 - 7:44pm
Oklahoma toughens oil fracking rules as shale earthquakes climb
Oklahoma is tightening its rules for fracking after studying a new cluster of earthquakes in one of the hottest U.S. regions for drilling. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced that all explorers within certain areas must use equipment known as a seismic array, which detects...
February 28, 2018 - 1:40pm
February 23, 2018
Northland utility crews take expertise to Puerto Rico
MARICAO, Puerto Rico—Faced with going into a 1,000-foot-deep ravine to fix a power line near Maricao, Puerto Rico, Minnesota Power linemen...
February 23, 2018 - 6:18pm