On July 1, 2014 the North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) imposed new rules that will significantly limit the flaring of natural gas at all existing and future wells. Order 24665 will allow wells completed in the...more
On Thursday, May 16, 2014, the North Dakota Industrial Commission released a notice announcing new requirements for applications to drill additional wells in the Bakken and Three-Forks. The NDIC is now requiring that all...more
The North Dakota State Senate bill proposing that all oil and gas well setbacks be extended from 500 feet to 750 feet for single-well pads and to 1,000 feet for pads with multiple wells was defeated yesterday, February 6, by...more
Rather than wait for the South Dakota Legislature to pass new laws, the South Dakota Board of Minerals and Environment has announced plans to hold a public hearing on proposed rules reforming South Dakota's regulation of the...more
Sporting and Oil Industry Forum, comprising representatives from conservation groups and the oil industry, developed the guidelines.
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has announced the release of recommended...more