Richard "Chad" Maheu

Burned Oil Workers ‘Not Out Of The Woods,’ Fundraising Sites Set Up

WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Co-workers of the men involved in Saturday’s oilfield explosion that killed one and injured three are raising money for medical bills and other expenses. “The guys that are going through this, they’re still not out of the woods,” said April Crites of Wyoming, whose husband works with the men who were…
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The Target Logistics facilities near Williston, N.D. accommodate more than 1,000 workers. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Crew Camps Get A Win In Quest To Stay Open In Williston

BISMARCK – Williston crew camp operators got a win Tuesday when a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction that prevents the city from enforcing a ban on temporary housing. Williston crew camps were expected to close July 1, but a ruling by U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland says the camp operators “are likely to prevail”…
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An investigation is underway at this oil well site in McKenzie County, N.D., pictured Monday, June 20, 2016, where a fire killed one worker and injured three others. Elizabeth Hackenburg/Williston Herald

‘Tragic Week In The Bakken’ As OSHA Investigates Second Oilfield Fatality In 3 Days

ROSS, N.D. – A safety official called this “a tragic week in the Bakken” after an oil worker died at a well site in Mountrail County, the second North Dakota oilfield fatality in three days. A 36-year-old employee of Advanced Energy LLC was crushed by a crane boom near Ross about 10:30 p.m. Monday, said…
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An investigation is underway at this oil well site in McKenzie County, N.D., pictured Monday, June 20, 2016, where a fire killed one worker and injured three others. Elizabeth Hackenburg/Williston Herald

UPDATED: Oil Worker Killed In Fire, 3 Others Injured

WATFORD CITY, N.D. – One worker has died and three were injured in a fire at a McKenzie County oil well site over the weekend, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Monday. Crews were working on a workover rig on a well about 8 miles east of Watford City when the well ignited about…
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Halliburton is holding a live auction on June 30 to sell 23 residential lots in the Harvest Hills neighborhood of Williston, N.D., including this lot pictured Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service

Halliburton To Auction Off Empty Williston Lots

WILLISTON, N.D. – Residential lots that Halliburton purchased for employee housing in Williston will soon be auctioned off to the highest bidder. The oilfield service company is selling 21 residential lots in Williston’s Harvest Hills neighborhood through a live auction June 30. The residential lots, as well as two commercial lots in Williston, will sell…
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