Some things to catch up on from earlier reports on goings-on in the oil patch: NATHAN GARBER AND HALEK OPERATING We reported a couple weeks ago on the case of Nathan Garber, the fellow who dumped 800,000 gallons of contaminated water down a well shaft out by Dickinson. The technical charge against him was “violation … Continue reading Oil Patch Justice
You haven’t read about this in the North Dakota newspapers, or seen it on the six o’clock news, but the Internet is full of the gaffe Congressman Kevin Cramer made when he stepped on his you-know-what by quoting a Bible verse to a constituent. It started with a note posted on Kevin’s Facebook page by … Continue reading Memo To Kevin Cramer: “I Hope You Don’t Consider Yourself A Christian.” And Other Mean Things People Are Saying
Okay, here’s a chance to own your very own oil well. Actually, four oil wells. They’re very special oil wells. Oh, you’ll have to share them with others. From what I can tell, you’ll actually really own about 1/60th of these four wells. But hey, that’s something. Especially these oil wells. They’re special. Extra special. … Continue reading Harold Hamm’s Looking For A Partner. You In?
Halek Operating. Remember them? I wrote about them a couple times earlier this summer. Those stories are here and here. But let me just refresh your memory. That's quicker. Halek is the company, run by a fellow named Jason Halek, that was fined $1.5 million by the North Dakota Industrial Commission for illegally dumping 800,000 … Continue reading “Drill Some Really Awesome Wells”