DID YOU KNOW taking or selling of water for industrial use without a permit is illegal? The increasing need for water to serve the oil and gas industry has increased the temptation to take or sell where it is readily available.
Carbon dioxide flooding, a tertiary method for recovering oil, is coming to North Dakota for the first time ever by way of Bowman County.
Dickinson isn’t the only southwest North Dakota city to see the benefits of the oil boom.
- How about we get this pipeline approved, eh?
During a recent summer day on the prairie in southwest North Dakota, the city of Bowman sat much like it has for decades.
A $2 billion investment is expected by Denbury Resources Inc. in Bowman County for infrastructure. The drilling of 200 oil wells is expected to enhance production in the Bowman area oil fields.
As oil activity makes its way south, Bowman County and its cities are gearing up and getting ready to grow. City and county officials gathered last week for part two of their Vision West economic development planning where they identified 11 areas — including tourism, downtown development and creating a bedroom-community reputation — that they want to progress or continue focusing on.
Bowman County Commissioners have signed a resolution for BURN RESTRICTIONS
With an increase in patients and emergency calls, the city of Bowman is getting a brand new hospital.
According to North Dakota Oil and Gas officials, Denbury Resources, plans to bring Carbon Dioxide to the oil field in southwest North Dakota.
"Sometime within the next decade CO2 will arrive in Cedar Hills and it's badly needed. The water field is mature now and in decline. It's a fantastic opportunity for CO2 Flooding. It's coming, it's just a matter of time," says Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms.
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The oil activity will be moving farther south in the coming years. Lynn Helms with the Department of Mineral Resources says he expects more oil drilling in Bowman County in the Red River formation.
Bowman ranks in the top 15 cities in ND for young families.
"There's a lot going on," Doerr said. "It's a direct indicator of the growth and opportunity here, and it's awesome to see and I'm very proud of the community we have."
A quick look at key indicators of the Economy of Bowman County.
Residents of Rhame will be getting a new water supply soon. Voters in the small Bowman County community on Tuesday approved a new agreement with Southwest Water Authority to receive the political subdivision’s water, possibly as soon as this fall, according to the city’s auditor.
The Bowman County Development Corporation strives to work towards achieving the goals laid out in our communities’ strategic plans and provide service to our county on a large scale and within our daily operations. Here are a few things we have been focused on.
Tax Increment Financing is a tool that cities may implement as a public financing option. The property taxes collected from the district are used solely for outlined improvements or developments.
This program benefits the community, county, property owners and prospective builders with cost savings on demolition and infrastructure.
These initiatives act as a guiding source to proactively prepare and embrace the population growth that Western North Dakota is projected to continue to see over the next decade.
One oil company has solved the mystery of the lower Three Forks Formation’s contents – it’s full of oil.
Storm lines up to give Bowman County record rainfall totals
Bowman / Slope 9-1-1 System contracts new service provider for emergency notification and weather alerts
Bowman County has an opening
for a part time janitorial assistant.