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Fewer homes available in Permian area

homes for sale in Midland, Permian Basin

Does the kick in activity indicate another “boom” cycle in the Permian? While it’s likely that we won’t see $100 oil, and the scramble to “drill, baby, drill” isn’t quite the same as in 2013-2014, activity in the Permian basin continues to increase more than in other shale plays across the country. One result–fewer homes available for purchase. A lack ...

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Company vows to continue crew camp battle in Williston

The city commission's decision to end Williston crew camps will likely face a legal battle. (Image: Tim Whitlow via Flickr)

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — As companies face a Thursday deadline to stop operating oil field crew camps in Williston, one is promising that the fight will continue. Target Logistics has issued a statement saying the city’s order to close the camps “represents economic protectionism at its worst,” and that a federal lawsuit against the city will continue. Targets Logistics, Halliburton ...

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Work camp operator looks to provide Beulah temporary housing

BEULAH, N.D. — An oil patch work camp operator is hoping to provide housing near Beulah for the expected flood of workers who will build a $400 million urea fertilizer plant. Capital Lodge has made a pitch to the Beulah Planning and Zoning Board but still lacks one critical piece of zoning, the Bismarck Tribune reported. The town’s council can ...

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ND oil patch county cracks down on new crew camps

WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williams County Commission has adopted new rules that are intended to phase out temporary housing, including crew camps, RV and trailer parks and modular homes. The Williston Herald reports the commission voted Tuesday to adopt the new guidelines that put restrictions on new or renewed applications for temporary housing starting Aug. 1. Commissioners say they don’t ...

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