Investors Take Action After Attending Bakken Conference

MINOT, N.D. – Dave Coble may be the ultimate multi-tasker. While he was in Minot making business connections at the Bakken Investor Conference, the Arizona man also was closing on a town home in Stanley, N.D., and buying furniture. The land planning and civil engineering firm Coble works for is opening an office in North…
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Governor To Bakken Investors: ND Is Business Friendly

MINOT, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple emphasized North Dakota’s friendly business climate while welcoming investors who are exploring opportunities in the Bakken. “This is a great place to invest and a great place to do business,” Dalrymple said during a social Tuesday evening that was associated with the Bakken Investor Conference. Dalrymple cited North Dakota’s low taxes…
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Investors From 30 States Attend Bakken Investors Conference

MINOT, N.D. – Investment planner Sanjoy Dasgupta is betting on the Bakken. For nearly a year, the Denver-area man and his wife have been investing their clients’ money – and their own money – in oil companies that operate in the Bakken region. They’re in Minot this week to see North Dakota for the first…
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New York Brothers Move To Oil Patch To Pay Off Debts

WILLISTON, N.D. – After four nights of sleeping in a pickup in the Williston Walmart parking lot in January, Levi Steff was ready to go home. But then the 22-year-old from western New York, who moved to the Oil Patch with his older brother, went to a local church service and heard a sermon about…
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Oil Field Development Evicts Tribal Members From New Town Trailer Park

NEW TOWN, N.D. – Residents of a 45-lot mobile home park in New Town, many among the poorest members of the Three Affiliated Tribes, are being evicted and will be replaced by oil workers. Tribal leaders, who were offered a chance to buy the mobile home park, are working on a solution, but a severe…
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