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As regulators crack down on natural gas flaring in North Dakota, energy companies are scrambling to meet the rules.
Tensions are mounting between ranchers and farmers, and the oil and gas industry, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.
As the U.S. muscles its way back into the very top echelon of global oil and gas production, Alaska is being left in the dust.
Big mergers are afoot. But is a major shale oil deal a sign of a strong market?
Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Kodiak Oil& Gas for $3.8 billion, becoming the largest producer in North Dakota's Bakken shale play.
States are still seeing low levels of job growth despite the recovery. A weak housing and manufacturing sector has stymied employment.
States are collaborating to create hubs of excellence in a myriad of industries—from food to water tech—to develop homegrown business.
Nearly a decade of dizzying growth is starting to unsettle North Dakota. The education system is lagging and the state still trails in tech.
The recovery is taking hold. Companies are hiring. State finances are looking up. Time for things to get nasty as states vie for business.
Want to pay minimum wage? Might as well hang up an "Out of Business" sign in this energy-rich pocket of the U.S.
Wonder which state has the lowest crime rate, ranks high in environmental quality, parks and recreation and access to health care? Read on.
U.S. companies moving crude via rail must tell states when a cargo is moving across their jurisdiction, the Transportation Secretary said.
Booming production of oil and natural gas has exacted a little-known price on some of the nation's roads.
Oil-by-rail shippers have mostly ignored U.S. government requests for data that aim to prevent mishaps, officials said on Friday.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.
A top U.S. senator said a government office has the power to approve limited petroleum exports, and partly bypass a 40-year crude export ban.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple, R-N.D., explains how his state is attempting to improve natural gas production by capturing more than a third of the product that burns away.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple, R-N.D., discusses his state's success in creating jobs and reducing unemployment.
Lifting the ban on U.S. oil exports is the fastest way the drilling boom can counter Russia, Continental Resources' CEO will tell Congress.
If the pipeline isn't built, some experts say, "the most toxic fossil fuel on the planet" will still find its way to the surface. NBC News reports.