MINERAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

ND Oil Industry Not Backing Some Proposed Rule Changes

The North Dakota Petroleum Council calls it a "backdoor reporting requirement'' that goes far beyond what the Legislature intended

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s oil industry is opposing some proposed rule changes. The Mineral Resources Department proposes that oil companies still file a document after cleanup of any spill that wasn’t reported. The North Dakota Petroleum Council calls it a “backdoor reporting requirement” that goes far beyond what the Legislature intended. Another proposed rule would require a full…