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Reducing Natural Gas Flaring in North Dakota
January 25, 2013 | The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead

An enormous amount of natural gas is being flared in western North Dakota. The House Taxation and Finance Committee is considering a plan to incentivize collection or use of natural gas at drilling sites that are waiting on pipeline.


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Tax Breaks to Stop Natural Gas Flaring?
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Reducing Natural Gas Flaring in the Bakken
August 13, 2013 | InForum.com
Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior, recently visited North Dakota. Part of her purpose there was to learn about natural gas flaring. About $3.6 million in natural gas is wasted through flaring in North Dakota every day. Related: Global view of natural gas flaring.

An Effort to Curb Flaring in the Bakken?
February 9, 2014 | New York Times
An effort to curb natural gas flaring at Bakken Shale oil wells could result in a 40% increase in North Dakota natural gas output by the end of 2015. Related: A collection of NASA satellite images that show natural gas being flaring at locations all over the world.


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