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Ron Ness, NDPC President, Receives EERC’s Energy Champion Award
June 28, 2022 – North Dakota Petroleum Council President Ron Ness was named the 12th recipient of the Energy Champion Award presented by the University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC).
The award was presented during the EERC’s annual Energizing North Dakota’s Future conference. Ron has served as President of the North Dakota Petroleum Council since 1999 and was appointed by Governor’s Schafer, Hoeven, Dalrymple, and Burgum to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, the Oil and Gas Research Council, the Empower North Dakota Commission and the Governor’s Revenue Advisory Committee. He has also served on the EERC Foundation board of directors for thirteen years.
During his time at the Petroleum Council, the state of North Dakota has seen the Bakken boom and grow into a steady oil play, which has led to economic growth and prosperity for the entire state. Ron’s work in government relations as well as public education and outreach has been instrumental in shaping the relationship between industry and the state.
NDPC President Ron Ness testified before the Senate Energy Subcommittee on July 13, 2022. The hearing examined pathways to lower energy prices.
ND Dept of Mineral Resources Announces Record Gas Capture Numbers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2020 Bismarck, N.D. – North Dakota oil and gas producers achieved 93% gas capture in September 2020, the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources announced in...
Williston Basin Petroleum Conference set for May 11-13, 2021 Bismarck, ND – The North Dakota Petroleum Council announced today they are adding virtual features to the 28th Annual Williston Basin Petroleum Conference set to be held May 11-13, 2021 in Bismarck, N.D....