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North Dakota Population Hits All-Time High, Minnesota Population Also Rises

Minnesota's population grew by 43,000 people between 2017 and 2018

BISMARCK, ND —┬áNorth Dakota’s population has grown to an all-time high. The U.S. Census Bureau says that as of July 1, North Dakota’s population was estimated at 760,077 people. That’s up 4,900 people from an estimate in July 2017. The population has grown since the 2010 Census pegged it at more than 672,000 and it grew as the Bakken oil…

Both Sides Fill Hearing For Enbridge Energy’s Northern Minnesota Replacement Pipeline

The pipeline would replace the deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Passions ran high as Minnesota regulators opened a key hearing on whether to approve Enbridge Energy’s proposal for a pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota. The pipeline would replace the deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline. A crowd that was about evenly divided filled the hearing room this morning in St. Paul. People held signs outside reading,…

Geologists Reviewing Recoverable Crude Oil in North Dakota

Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven and industry officials requested the new assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey

  NORTH DAKOTA — Federal geologists say they will reevaluate the amount of recoverable crude oil in North Dakota. Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven and industry officials requested the new assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey, saying it would likely attract investment by showing stronger production potential. They want the USGS to take into account 17 other formations in…