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  • North Dakota Petroleum Council - E-News 2009
    on constructing a pipeline to connect with one of TransCanada s Keystone pipelines The study will determine whether a connecting pipeline can be economically built by a third party address quality concerns of transporting Bakken crude in the same pipeline as oil sands crude provide route options going east north or west to connect to Keystone pipelines and establish a project timeline The study is expected to be completed by mid April The 2 148 mile Keystone Pipeline will transport up to 590 000 barrels of crude oil daily from Alberta to U S markets in Illinois and Oklahoma It enters North Dakota near Walhalla and exits the state south of Oakes Also TransCanada is planning to build the Keystone XL pipeline which will pass very close to North Dakota s western border on the Montana side and could provide another export option for North Dakota oil producers Petroleum Council Education Scholarships Available The Petroleum Council will provide four 500 scholarships to students attending a North Dakota college who are pursuing a degree in a field related to petroleum engineering or geology The scholarship applications must be submitted to the Petroleum Council by April 1 2009 Scholarship information is available at http www ndoil org id 98 Oil and Gas Industry Doubles Its Economic Impact from 2005 Thank you to industry members who provided data for the 2007 Economic Impact Study Results showed that in 2007 the oil and gas industry had a 3 1 billion direct impact on the North Dakota economy When you add secondary impacts the total impact was 8 2 billion The industry added 2 500 new jobs over the past two years and invested more than 1 4 billion in oil exploration More than 500 million was paid to the state in taxes and 400 million paid in royalties with 54 being paid to North Dakota residents Study results are currently available on our website at http www ndoil org id 89 If you are interested in a powerpoint presentation for the study to use in presentations it can be viewed or downloaded at http www ndoil org id 73 Research Council Grant Application Deadline is June 1 The next grant round deadline is June 1 2009 For more information on submitting a grant for this round see http www nd gov ndic ogrp info ogrcsubgrant app pdf Senate Bill 2051 which recently passed the Senate increases the funding to the Research Council from 3 million to 6 million per biennium It will now go to the House of Representatives for consideration Research Projects Receive Funding The ND Oil and Gas Research Council and the ND Industrial Commission approved funding of nearly 900 000 for oil and gas research and education projects The projects are highlighted below or can be viewed at http www nd gov ndic ogrc agenda htm Comparing the Middle Bakken and the Three Forks Sanish Formation Provided 600 000 toward a 7 4 million project by Continental Resources Inc in partnership

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  • North Dakota Petroleum Council - E-News 2009
    Projects G 007 020 and G 007 021 are now posted Add this link to your favorites as it is continually updated as results are received State Land Department Goes Online The State Land Department has implemented a new online application form to be used when applying for easements permits and surface damage agreements on school trust lands This electronic form will simplify the application process and reduce potential delays in processing by improving communication between the applicant and the State Land Department This application can be accessed on the State Land web site or by clicking on Right Of Way Application at http www ndoil org id 89 North Dakota Recorder Information Network NDRIN NDRIN is part of a computerized central repository which houses the real estate records of participating North Dakota County Recorders offices Each county participates through a Joint Powers Agreement There are several counties including McKenzie Ward Burleigh Dunn Mountrail McLean and others that have or are working towards digitizing all land records in their county The repository system allows each county if they wish to publish land records and data to the internet through the use of the NDRIN web site To learn more about NDRIN or to view available records go to www ndrin com Industry Invests 226 4 Billion The release of the of the latest Joint Association Survey on Drilling Costs for 2007 showed that despite an increase in the cost of supplies and labor the industry did not back away from investing in new production According to the survey oil and natural gas industry spending on drilling and equipping wells in the United States surged in 2007 hitting an all time record high of 226 4 billion more than double the previous record of 109 8 billion set in 2006 Black Tailed Prairie Dog Endangered Species On December 2 2008 the Federal Register posted a notice of a 90 day petition finding and initiation of status review of the Black Tailed Prairie Dog to list it as an endangered species The Petroleum Association of Wyoming PAW is leading the effort to prevent this from occurring and working as a multi association effort with PLA MPA IPAMS API NMOGA and OIPA This would also have substantial impacts on development on federal lands in North Dakota If you are interested in contributing working on this effort please email Cheryl pawyo org EERC Receives Prestigious Stewardship Award for Environmental Conservation The Energy Environmental Research Center EERC has received the prestigious Chairman s Stewardship Award from the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission IOGCC for its Plains CO2 Reduction PCOR Partnership The award was presented by the Chairman of the IOGCC Governor Brad Henry D OK during the IOGCC s Annual Meeting in Santa Fe New Mexico The PCOR Partnership is one of seven regional partnerships tasked with demonstrating carbon capture and storage in the Northern Great Plains and Canada The Petroleum Council nominated EERC for this award The news release for the award is

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  • North Dakota Petroleum Council - E-News 2008
    Inn 11 30 1 30 p m lunch December 16 Minot Holiday Inn Riverside 5 30 7 30 p m dinner IPAMS State Legislative Preview IPAMS is holding a 2009 State Legislative Preview on December 9 at the Westin Tabor Center Hotel in Denver The North Dakota Petroleum Council will be presenting at this meeting along with Ryan Bernstein from the Governor s Office Senator Rich Wardner and Senator Connie Triplett This is part of an all day conference with panels for each state This event will also include a national legislative preview component Speakers will look to provide a perspective on national energy policy Oil Tax Trigger The Tax Commissioner has determined that the preliminary oil trigger price for the 2009 calendar year will be 47 66 Keep in mind this trigger is the price of West Texas Intermediate Cushing crude oil minus 2 50 Therefore the preliminary price used for the trigger would be 50 16 The average price of a barrel of crude oil would need to be below this trigger price each month for a five month period in order for certain exemptions and rate reductions to become effective The exemptions and rate reductions are subsequently removed if the average price is higher than the trigger price for each month in any consecutive five month period The trigger price adjustment is published on the State Tax Commissioner s web site at http www nd gov tax oilgas pubs If you have any questions regarding this notification please contact the Oil and Gas Tax Section at 701 328 3657 or email oiltax nd gov Protection of North Dakota s Migratory Birds The U S Fish and Wildlife Service Service recently conducted a cursory field review for migratory bird deaths in North Dakota s oil patch While the Service appreciates those companies who are being environmentally conscience and are netting reserve pits there are a few companies within the oil patch that continue to flag or leave open reserve pits which are killing migratory birds by exposing them to oil The Service wants oil producers to know that the unauthorized taking of migratory birds at oil production facilities can be prevented with a minimum of expense and effort For further information readers may contact the Service at 701 255 0593 The Service recommends the following measures Keep Oil off Open Pits or Ponds Immediate clean up of oil in open pits is critical to prevent wildlife mortalities Place Covers on Drip Buckets Barrels Located Under Valves and Spigots Placing a wire mesh or grate over the top of these barrels is a very practical way of preventing access for wildlife Use Effective and Proven Exclusionary Devices Netting is the most effective method of keeping birds from entering open pits flagging does not work Use Mesh Covers over Heater Treater Exhaust Pipes The Service suggests the placement of a mesh or metal screen and anti perching devices over the end of each heater treater stack and covering any openings

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  • North Dakota Petroleum Council - E-News 2008
    Safety Seminar The North Dakota Safety Council will host FREE of charge the 2008 Oil Gas Safety Seminar in three different locations in North Dakota The seminar will be offered in Dickinson on October 20 Williston on October 21 and Minot on October 22 Dale Robinson the owner of HR Safety Consulting will be the keynote presenter Dale has over 28 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has developed training programs specific for the oil and gas industry that are recognized by the Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety Health Administration OSHA Owners operators managers supervisors and safety representatives are encouraged to participate in this seminar The seminar will help to identify areas of concern and will assist in preventing accidents in the industry by communicating the importance of safe work practice and workplace safety The four hour seminar will focus on Proposed updates to exposure limits and standard work practices Required and recommended safety training for the oil and gas industry Contractor Assessment Program CAP requirements OSHA Standards and other governing and guidance applicable to the oil and gas industry Emphasis programs to include hydrogen sulfide hot work permitting lockout tagout confined space entry excavations multi cultural workforce and substance abuse Fatal facts of the oilfield To learn more about the seminars or to register visit www ndsc org or contact the North Dakota Safety Council at 701 223 6372 or 800 932 8890 Lynn Helms Receives Outstanding Public Service Award The North Dakota Petroleum Council presented their Outstanding Public Service Award to Lynn Helms at the Petroleum Council s 27th Annual Meeting in Bismarck The Petroleum Council would like to congratulate and thank Lynn for his tireless efforts in serving the general public the state of North Dakota and North Dakota s oil industry Jack Swenson Inducted Into the Petroleum Council Hall of Fame Jack Swenson was selected as the sixth member of the Petroleum Council s Hall of Fame Jack who served as the Petroleum Council Executive Director from 1963 1972 was officially chosen by the five current Hall of Fame members to become the newest member Jack has been working in the oil industry since 1963 when he took his first step from radio and television news work to oil industry association work Jack now lives in northern Minnesota He is married with four grown children and enjoys writing columns for a local newspaper To learn more about this award go to http www ndoil org content view 22 50 Annual Meeting Has a Great Turnout The North Dakota Petroleum Council would like to thank the sponsors presenters and all who attended for making the Petroleum Council s 27th Annual Meeting so successful This year s Annual Meeting had over 260 registrants for the main events Registrants enjoyed the Oil PAC Golf Tournament a luncheon at the Heritage Center the Oil PAC Sporting Clays Shoot and excellent presentations We look forward to seeing all of you next year in Medora September

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  • North Dakota Petroleum Council - E-News 2008
    at the Ramkota Inn that will be held until September 12 Call 701 258 7700 and ask for the Petroleum Council block of rooms Registrations are coming in fast as well and the golf tournament is filling quickly Register now to ensure your spot We thank all of the sponsors who make this event possible We look forward to seeing you at the Annual Meeting in Bismarck For registration sponsorship agenda and other information see http www ndoil org content view 104 103 Extra Meeting Regarding Oil Development on Tribal Lands Planned for September 18 In response to questions from members the Petroleum Council is hosting a special informational meeting regarding oil and gas development on the Three Affiliated Tribes Indian Reservation following the Annual Meeting on September 18 from 2 00 4 30 p m at the Radisson Inn Speakers will include tribal state and federal government officials who will provide information relating to oil activities on the reservation The meeting agenda will be available soon at http www ndoil org content view 104 103 IOGCC Seeks Environment Stewardship Nominations The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission IOGCC is seeking nominations for the 2008 Chairman s Stewardship Awards to honor outstanding environment stewards of the oil and natural gas industry Nominations will be accepted in four different categories Major Company Independent Company Energy Education and Environmental Partnership The winners will receive their award during IOGCC s Annual Meeting in Santa Fe NM November 17 2008 For more information log on to www iogcc state ok us or contact Tiffany Batdorf at 405 525 3556 ext 114 Nominations must be completed and received by September 1 2008 Improved Job Search Under Findjobsnd com Job Service North Dakota JSND has officially launched North Dakota s enhanced career web site featuring more than 14 000 available jobs and more than 10 000 resumes of potential job candidates The new web site enhances the previous site with features including Job Spidering a powerful workforce technology that retrieves job postings from other web sites Workforce Strategies The Petroleum Council and several member companies are participating in an Empower Committee Workforce Recruitment Task Force to develop specific recommendations on how the state can improve efforts to help train recruit promote and place workers in North Dakota s energy industry North Dakota Workforce Recruitment Event to be Held in Denver The North Dakota Department of Commerce encourages businesses with immediate job openings to participate in the upcoming Experience North Dakota event in Denver on November 15 at the Renaissance Denver Businesses that participate have an interactive and informational exhibit booth at the event Businesses will also have the opportunity to meet with potential employees conduct on site interviews and will receive an electronic list of attendees In addition businesses registering by October 1 will be featured in pre event materials reaching more than 15 000 people and will be recognized at the event and in the event program materials Experience North Dakota is a combination job

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  • North Dakota Petroleum Council - E-News 2008
    course contained an extra day that allowed teachers to spend time learning more about industry issues as well as the fossils behind fossil fuel The high reviews from teachers who attended are due to generous efforts made by many industry individuals and companies The Petroleum Council would like to thank all those involved in making our first four day Teacher Education Seminar a success Petroleum Council Annual Meeting The Petroleum Council Annual Meeting will be held September 16 18 2008 at the Radisson Inn in Bismarck The meeting begins on the 16th with open golf and a reception at the Bistro The golf tournament Heritage Center luncheon and history exhibition sporting clays and Hall of Fame banquet will be held September 17 2008 The 18th will be industry presentations along with Governor John Hoeven and Mark Pappa CEO of EOG Resources as keynote speakers for this year s industry luncheon Registration information will be available in July at www ndoil org Pipeline Authority Seeking Director The Industrial Commission is currently looking for an individual to fill the Pipeline Authority Executive Director position on a part time basis If you are interested in the position or wish to recommend someone for the position please contact Karlene Fine at kfine nd gov Lynn Helms at lhelms nd gov or Ron Ness at ronness ndoil org If you have questions or need assistance from the Pipeline Authority please contact Karlene Fine Industrial Commission Executive Director at 701 328 3722 Gas Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2009 Available The Tax Commissioner has determined that the natural gas tax rate for the fiscal year beginning July 1 2008 through June 30 2009 will be 1476 per mcf For information regarding the three step process involved in establishing this rate check out http www nd gov tax oilgas pubs gasrate pdf North Dakota Oil PAC The North Dakota Oil PAC is looking for contributions to support political candidates in North Dakota who support the oil and gas industry work to promote good government and maintain a positive business climate for the industry In North Dakota only contributions of more than 200 are reportable Sorry but corporate contributions are not allowed For more information see http www ndoil org images stories PDFs oilpac pdf ECAP 2008 The objective of the Energy Career Awareness Partnership ECAP is to effectively educate students teachers and parents about the benefits and career opportunities provided by the North Dakota energy industry in the classroom schools and at career and job fair events Now in its seventh year the ECAP has reached 50 000 students teachers and parents In 2007 2008 ECAP presented to 7 000 students teachers and parents State Land Clarifies Easements Permits and Damage Agreements In a recent letter to the Petroleum Council the State land Department said It is the goal of the State Land Department that no one should wait more than 24 hours for a response from the State Land Department in regards to their issue To

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  • North Dakota Petroleum Council - E-News 2008
    winners can be viewed at http www ndoil org content view 99 2 Roy Neset Jr sophomore geology major at Minot State University is returning from Iraq with the 164th Engineer Battalion out of Minot North Dakota Neset has extensive experience working in the oil and gas industry as a rig hand welder relief consultant and a mudlogger Michael Totenhagen is a senior geology major at North Dakota State University Totenhagen has previously interned as a mine geologist with Hibbing Taconite Company and is interning this summer as a field engineer with Baker Hughes Inteq an oil field service company Pipeline Route Finds Resistance The Keystone Pipeline which is to be constructed to bring Alberta crude oil through North Dakota to U S refineries continues to find opposition in North Dakota as to the route of the pipeline The Dakota Resource Council and six landowners has gone to court trying to force a second look at the proposed route Ban on New Pipelines Secretary of State Al Jaeger approved a petition for circulation Friday May 9 that could lead to a vote on a new measure in November The measure which excludes North Dakota crude oil would ban construction of any new crude oil pipeline within six miles of a lake or aquifer that provides water to more than 5 000 people Measure supporters have until August 5 to gather 12 844 signatures from North Dakota voters for this measure to be on the November ballot Keep in mind getting the necessary signatures in a three month time period will be quite a task Williston Basin Petroleum Conference Expo The 16th Williston Basin Petroleum Conference Expo set a record attendance with 1 370 registrants doubling the previous record set in 1997 which had 680 registrants It was great to see individuals from 27 different states as well as four different countries with an interest in learning about increasing oil activity in the Williston Basin The Petroleum Council Department of Mineral Resources and Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources would like to thank all the sponsors and individuals who took part in making this year s Conference a huge success PowerPoint presentations for the Conference are available at http www ndoil org content view 100 102 Bakken Rocks T Shirts Available Bakken Rocks T Shirts are now available to purchase Prices and shipping and handling are dependent on quantity ordered The Petroleum Council will be taking orders until May 31 2008 To place an order or to find more information on pricing check out http www ndoil org ND Oil PAC Seeking Contributions Established in 1981 the North Dakota Oil PAC aids political candidates in North Dakota who support the oil and gas industry and work to promote good government and maintain a positive business climate for the industry in North Dakota In North Dakota only contributions of 200 or more are reportable Sorry but corporate contributions are not allowed For a donation application or more information see http www ndoil

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  • North Dakota Petroleum Council - E-News 2008
    shop for potential employees to learn more about job openings living conditions and entertainment availability for different areas of employment in North Dakota For more information on this service contact Jon Hegre at JGH ndoiljobs com or by phone at 303 482 5242 Good Neighbor Survey Available Online The oil and gas industry of North Dakota is committed to being a good neighbor as well as a good steward These surveys are part of a Good Neighbor initiative by the Petroleum Council to provide for developing communication lines from North Dakota residents and employees to the oil and gas industry as a whole Good Neighbor surveys for residents as well as industry employees are available at mysnapsurvey com Williston Basin Petroleum Conference Expo Interest in the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference Expo continues to exceed early expectations Workshops hotels and booths are selling out quickly Be sure to register soon if you have not already done so as late registration begins April 14 2008 Thank you to the sponsors and speakers as you have been an important part in the early success of this conference To date we have Over 860 people have registered for the conference Exhibit booths are sold out There is still some room outside for large equipment displays Sunday Night Ice Breaker sponsorship package is sold out The first and second Bakken Core workshops are sold out The Optimizing Frac Treatments in the Bakken has 85 registered attendees The Complex Wells Technology for Earth Scientists Geologists has 15 registered attendees The Comfort Inn and Sleep Inn still have room availability Sponsorship opportunities are still available An email to registrants with specific conference information will be sent out prior to the expo Denver Social Was a Big Success More than 80 individuals associated with the North Dakota oil and gas industry attended the Petroleum Council Social in Denver Colorado Thank you to Whiting Oil Gas Luff Exploration EOG Resources and ConocoPhillips for their assistance in sponsoring this event North Dakota Oil Production Jumps North Dakota reported a total oil production of 45 057 874 barrels of oil in 2007 Petroleum Council members accounted for nearly 70 of the total 2007 production or 31 365 300 barrels of oil This was an impressive increase of 5 114 464 barrels of oil produced in 2006 These production totals make 2007 the seventh largest year on record since oil was first discovered in North Dakota in 1951 For more information check out http www ndoil org content view 96 2 Petroleum Council Scholarship Fund The Petroleum Council is offering two 500 scholarships to graduating high school students who will be attending a North Dakota college in 2008 with intentions of pursuing an oil industry related major Applications must be postmarked no later than April 14 2008 For details go to http www ndoil org content view 95 101 Oil Gas Research Council Grant Deadline is June 1 The Research Council has funds and is seeking projects to enhance the exploration and

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