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A Smile Like No Other
Each year, the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) requests its members to submit photographs to be considered as the photo of the year. When Communications Director, Reva Kautz, saw the 2023 NDPC Membership Photo, it became her goal to meet this young professional featured in the image, whose captivating smile catches everyone’s eye.
Only Ten More Years of Oil and Gas, Mr. President? Really?
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) led 36 of his Republican colleagues in reintroducing the Fair Access to Banking Act. Even more industry stakeholders and Senators have supported the bill this Congress compared with last.
Ron Ness: The Truth About Bakken Air Quality
The American Lung Association recently reported (2022 State of the Air Report) that counties in the North Dakota oil patch had some of the cleanest air in the nation. That report is certainly great news for those people who live in work in western North Dakota. It is...
NDPC Submits Comments on EPA’s Proposed Emissions Standards
The NDPC submitted comments on EPA’s proposed regulations to manage methane emissions for oil and gas operations that would impose additional and sometimes duplicative requirements on both new and existing operations.
NDPC Joins IPAA in Recommending More Flexibility and Cost Effectiveness in EPA Methane Regulations
On Monday, the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) and a nationwide coalition of independent oil and natural gas producers submitted comments on the EPA’s proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and Emissions Guidelines for oil and natural gas operations that were published in November.
Clean Sustainable Energy Authority Appointees Named
The authority, created by the 2021 ND Legislature’s enactment of HB 1452, will support the research and development of large-scale projects that advance energy production, reduce environmental impacts and diversify the state’s economy.
Videos & Resources
Federal Oil & Gas Policy Discussion with Senators John Hoeven & John Barrasso
The North Dakota Petroleum Council and Petroleum Association of Wyoming hosted a federal policy discussion with U.S. Senators John Hoeven (ND) and John Barrasso (WY).
NDPC Speaker Series: Know Your Risk – Contractor vs Employee Liability
NDPC members tuned in to see presentations from North Dakota Workforce Safety and Insurance, AssuredPartners, and Sherman & Howard discussing contractors vs. employees and insurance liability issues.
NDPC President Ron Ness on Fox Business – calls on President Biden to change course on energy
NDPC President Ron Ness and US Oil & Gas Association President Tim Stewart appeared on Cavuto: Coast to Coast today to discuss a joint trades LETTER they recently sent to President Biden.
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