Williston (North Dakota, United States)

Type: City
Name: Williston (North Dakota, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 48.16
Longitude: -103.629997
population: 11,971
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Geological marker highlights local history

Visitors to the area looking for information on local businesses at the Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture can now bone up on local history after the newest installment of a statewide geological marker program was unveiled there.The marker ... [Published Sidney Herald - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Study: Oil cities are quickly on the rise

The black gold rush of North Dakota, the second-biggest producer of crude oil in the U.S., is leading the nation with a 2.8 unemployment rate, according to Nerdwallet.com , a national finance website.Oil production increased 177 percent since 2010, and ... [Published Williston Herald - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

‘The Overnighters’ Exposes the Dark Side of the Oil Boom (Exclusive Video)

[embedded content]Oscar-contending documentary follows desperate job-hunters as they flock to North Dakota in search of workAfter being touted in the national press as a place overflowing with jobs in the oil industry, the small North Dakota town of Williston has ... [Published The Wrap - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Oneok to build more natural gas processing facilities

Oneok Partners, L.P. plans to invest between $480 million to $680 million by the end of third quarter 2016 toward natural gas processing facilities and related infrastructure in North Dakota and Wyoming.The company has already designated part of the investment ... [Published Bakken Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Searching for the Good Life in the Bakken Oil Fields

I rode into the Bakken in a dusty car with Minnesota plates and “Highway to Hell” blasting on the radio, looking for a job where they wouldn’t ask too many questions.The oil boom had drawn thousands of capitalists, laborers, and fortune-seekers—more than ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 4 reports

Williston, ND mayor on his vision for oil town's future

Guests Howard Klug: Mayor of Williston, North DakotaThe North Dakota oil boom is leading thousands of people to the small city of Williston -and bringing bad traffic, high rent and more crime.Williston Mayor Howard Krug just took office in June and joins ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Customer service can make, break business

In the past year, I’ve done a lot of traveling and noticed how various businesses either show great, average, or poor customer service.Now that we have the Internet and social media, deficiencies in a business can be seen by the whole world. Let me list ... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Why this Walmart pays workers more than $17 an hour

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of four stories on the booming oil town of Williston, ND and the impact of the U.S. shale revolution. Click back next week for more!One of highest paying Walmart ( WMT ) stores in the country is not near a ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Williston job fair brings out hundreds to fill thousands

WILLISTONWilliston's job fair brought hundreds of workers to the Grand Williston Hotel on Wednesday and Thursday to talk to potential employers and get information on job openings.But even with all those job-seekers filling out applications, there's ... [Published Williston Herald - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Pastors flock to North Dakota's oil boom to save souls

North Dakota has passed Alaska in domestic oil production and is now second to Texas, and daily production by 2017 is expected to nearly triple to 1.2 million barrels. Photo courtesy of Diocese of Bismark This image is available for Web[1] and print[2] ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

North Dakota Could Double Oil Production in 5 Years

North Dakota could double its current oil production in about 5 years.That's according to the CEO of KLJ engineering services in Bismarck.Niles Hushka spoke at the 33rd Annual Petroleum Conference in Dickinson.He said North Dakota could be producing 18,000 ... [Published KXNet.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Williston expanding wastewater treatment plant

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:WILLISTON, North Dakota — Officials in Williston have started construction on a $105 million expansion of the city's wastewater treatment plant.KXMC-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/1wMsiNq ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 25 2014]

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"The Bear Creek and Bronco plants will increase our natural gas processing capacity across our operating footprint by 180 MMcf/d and add additional natural gas and natural gas liquids volumes on our systems,” said Terry Spencer, president and CEO of Oneok Partners. “These projects further demonstrate the value of the partnership's integrated operations that allows us to better serve area producers."
According to Peter Tropoli , Chief Operating Officer, "We're excited to be expanding our presence in North Dakota with the Serka Services, LLC team and have been thrilled by the state's reception to the Fuddruckers brand.  We look forward to becoming part of the Minot community and earning fans for our premium, fast casual dining experience that is unlike anything in the area."
The store's manager Josh Comer says, "We’re starting out at $17 or more per hour currently here just due to the cost of living here in Williston." (The rapid growth in population means housing development has not caught up, resulting in relatively high rents and housing prices.)
...in western North Dakota's oil producing region would get over double their current share of oil revenue under the new Republican proposal. "The whole state of North Dakota will benefit from this. I will guarantee you that if we pass this legislation, you will see light at the end of the tunnel." Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson said...

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Geological marker highlights local history [Published Sidney Herald - 3 hours ago]
Study: McKenzie County could see 13,500 wells b... [Published McKenzie County Farmer - 4 hours ago]
One year later: Tesoro cleanup [Published Williston Herald - 11 hours ago]
Study: Oil cities are quickly on the rise [Published Williston Herald - 11 hours ago]
Emerald Oil (EOX) Drops 8.62% on September 30 [Published Equities.com - 11 hours ago]
‘The Overnighters’ Exposes the Dark Side of the... [Published The Wrap - 15 hours ago]
Main Street Minute: Fuddruckers in Minot [Published KFYR-TV - Sep 30 2014]
Oneok to build more natural gas processing faci... [Published Bakken Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
Searching for the Good Life in the Bakken Oil F... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 29 2014]
Fuddruckers Debuts Its Second North Dakota Fast... [Published Town Hall - Sep 29 2014]
American Eagle Energy Presenting at Johnson Ric... [Published InvestorPoint.com - Sep 29 2014]
Williston, ND mayor on his vision for oil town'... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Sep 28 2014]
Obituary: Stein, Betty Jo - Sun, 28 Sep 2014 PST [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Sep 28 2014]
Hess Corporation: Williston is coming together [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 28 2014]
Williston isn’t changing, it already has [Published Williston Herald - Sep 28 2014]
Southern Canada, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota... [Published Sott.net - Sep 28 2014]
Women’s expo highlights changing city [Published Williston Herald - Sep 28 2014]
“The roads were cracking, the crime rate was ri... [Published Salon - Sep 27 2014]
Upcoming weather pattern changes for the U.S. -... [Published Sott.net - Sep 27 2014]
Customer service can make, break business [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Sep 27 2014]
Magnum Hunter: Divesting The Bakken Is A Critic... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 27 2014]
Pastors flock to North Dakota’s oil boom to sav... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 27 2014]
Bakken Corrosion Committee Announces Oct 1 Tech... [Published PRWeb - Sep 27 2014]
Cliff Binks recognized for outstanding service [Published Prairie Business - Sep 26 2014]
Williston job fair brings out hundreds to fill ... [Published Williston Herald - Sep 26 2014]
Summit Midstream Partners, LP to Attend the Deu... [Published Street Sweeper - Sep 26 2014]
Must-know: ONEOK Partners’ growth trends and st... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 26 2014]
North Dakota PSC Unanimously Approves Proposed ... [Published Transmission & Distribution World - Sep 26 2014]
Why this Walmart pays workers more than $17 an ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 26 2014]
ENERGY: Economic boom opens doors for closing c... [Published Prairie Business - Sep 26 2014]
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Why North Dakota is doing caviar right [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 19 2014]
North Star Caviar Williston, N.D. Thanks to the Bakken fracking boom, North Dakota boasts the fastest-growing wages in the United States by a long shot. It’s only appropriate that the state take its rightful spot in the nation’s swag echelon ...
Abraxas Provides Operations, Guidance and Acqui... [Published EON Energy - Sep 15 2014]
SAN ANTONIO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (“Abraxas” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:AXAS) today provided the following operations, guidance and acquisition update; announces upcoming presentations. Williston Basin At Abraxas’ ...
Abraxas Provides Operations, Guidance and Acqui... [Published Business Wire Energy News - Sep 15 2014]
SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (“Abraxas” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:AXAS) today provided the following operations, guidance and acquisition update; announces upcoming presentations. Williston Basin At Abraxas’ North Fork prospect, ...
Quantum Energy and Bilfinger Westcon partner to... [Published Green Car Congress - Sep 15 2014]
Quantum Energy, Inc. entered into a strategic alliance with Bilfinger Westcon Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bilfinger SE (Germany), for the development of up to 5 diesel refinery projects throughout the Bakken Formation. Bilfinger Westcon is ...
Enterprise to Hold Open Season for Proposed Bak... [Published EON Energy - Sep 04 2014]
HOUSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) today announced the start of a binding open commitment period to determine shipper demand for capacity on a proposed new pipeline that would originate in the Williston ...
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Tornado rips through worker's camp in North Dak... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 27 2014]
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Real Estate Finance Summit - Connecting Capital... [Published Financial Services - Sep 23 2014]
Gulfport Energy Corporation Names Aaron Gaydosi... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 10 2014]
Special Report - Bakken: The King in the North [Published Platts - News - May 16 2014]
PetroShale Begins Trading on OTCQX(R) [Published OTC Markets Group Corporate News - Jan 28 2014]
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