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Energizing North Dakota’s Future

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – June 27 marked the start of the 6 annual “Energizing North Dakota’s Future.” The event hosted at the EERC brought together experts from all energy sectors, along with legislators and state officials, to discuss critical energy topics. This year’s event featured keynote addresses from U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer,… Continue reading Energizing North Dakota’s Future

iPIPE Receives OGRP Funding

EERC was awarded $400,000 from the North Dakota Industrial Commission’s Oil and Gas Research Program (OGRP) for iPIPE 2.0, the next phase of the intelligent Pipeline Integrity Program (iPIPE).

Geologic Cross Section of the Williston Basin

The wealth of natural resources in the Williston Basin is the product of the geologic history of the region. Organic material deposited in the shallow seas that repeatedly covered the area has been transformed into oil and gas.


Doughnuts and Trivia: Connecting with Coworkers After 2 Years

This event was the first time since 2020 that EERC employees have been able to gather in person. The event celebrated our resiliency as a team and served as a catalyst to continued team building and further connection to our Core Values: Be Safe, Ethical, Engaged, Effective, and Professional.

transmission tower under gray sky

EERC Welcomes New Employees

In the past 3 months, 12 people have joined the EERC. We welcome them to the team! Sushanta BoseSenior Geoscientist Sushanta initially applied to the EERC because of his interest in the EERC’s subsurface characterization projects. Prior to working at the EERC, he was a Senior Geologist ConocoPhillips. Sushanta grew up in Kolkata, India, and… Continue reading EERC Welcomes New Employees

2022 Energy Champion Award Presented to Ron Ness

The EERC Energy Champion Award was created in 1986 to honor individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary personal commitment to energy and environmental research and development. Since then, the award has been presented 12 times to honorees who represent both public service and the private sector, most recently to North Dakota Petroleum Council’s President, Ron Ness,… Continue reading 2022 Energy Champion Award Presented to Ron Ness

EERC Named to List of 50 Best Places To Work

Prairie Business this year received more than 1,300 nominations from employees from around the region.