Bakken Provides Opportunities and Challenges

With oil production on a steady upswing, opportunities to grow North Dakota‚Äôs economy, attract new businesses and expand existing businesses are abundant. However, with these new opportunities come challenges. It is now more important than ever for state and local officials to work together to capitalize on this growth, meet these new challenges, and create… [More…]

Determining Oil and Gas Rights Ownership

Along the shoreline of the waters of the Missouri River in Western North Dakota, a titanic battle is being litigated between the North Dakota State Land Department and riparian citizen land owners, as to who owns the oil and gas rights along the shoreline of the river. The State claims a sovereign right to the… [More…]