Summer Social Highlights
A Recap of the NDPC Summer Social in Medora
Every summer, NDPC hosts its members and their employees for a night of networking. This year, NDPC opted to move the social from Denver, CO to Medora, ND. Prior to the June 30th meeting, members took in views of the North Dakota Badlands while golfing the Bully Pulpit Golf Course and hiking in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
After a morning of North Dakota fun, the NDPC Board of Directors met to discuss issues facing the industry, with presentations from Senator Kevin Cramer, Lt. Governor Brent Sanford, and Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms.
|NDPC Chairman Kathleen Neset applauds Kari Cutting for 10 years of service as Vice President|
The Summer Social was highlighted by a visit from President Teddy Roosevelt who, along with NDPC President Ron Ness and Board Chairman Kathleen Neset, recognized Kari Cutting for her retirement after 10 years of service as the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s Vice President. The program highlighted her work establishing the One Basin, One Way program, organizing several Williston Basin Petroleum Conferences, and representing the oil and gas industry on numerous boards and committees, as well as in Washington DC.
NDPC President Ron Ness Testifies Before Senate Energy Subcommittee
NDPC President Ron Ness testified before the Senate Energy Subcommittee on July 13, 2022. The hearing examined pathways to lower energy prices.
Ron Ness, NDPC President, Receives EERC’s Energy Champion Award
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).
Oil & Gas Trades Call on Biden to Address Energy Security
On March 18, 2022, the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) joined a coalition of 10 oil and natural gas trade associations in sending a LETTER to President Biden urging him to take action and join with the industry to address rising energy prices and encourage domestic production to ensure energy security.