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But representatives from Petrogulf Corp. one of an estimated 150 working interest owners within the proposed unit objected to the proposal known as the Hofflund-Bakken UnitDoug McLeod president of Petrogulf said variability of geology in that area makes developing the resources as one unit unfairMcLeod and others from Petrogulf suggested that XTO instead develop the area as smaller unitsOil and Gas Division officials requested additional information from XTO during the more than five-hour hearing and will make a recommendation to the North Dakota Industrial Commission led by Gov Doug BurgumThe proposal needs approval from 55 percent of royalty owners and working interest owners in the unit The level of support the proposal currently has was not presented during Wednesday’s hearingAttorney Lawrence Bender representing XTO estimated the unit has about 3000 royalty ownersLake Sakakawea covers a large portion of the proposed unit located in Williams and McKenzie countiesXTO’s plansDeveloping the area as one large unit provides greater flexibility for well pad locations and allows facilities to be centralized reducing impacts to the environment Wieland saidXTO and regulatory agencies prefer to locate oil wells at least a half-mile away from Lake Sakakawea he said The US Army Corps of Engineers has said it will not allow XTO to drill additional wells from existing well pads that are closer to the lake according to WielandXTO representatives also said developing the area as a unit will reduce waste and allow additional oil to be recoveredRoyalties from mineral tracts under Lake Sakakawea that are in dispute due to ongoing litigation or recent state legislation would be withheld until the disputes are resolved said Teresia McGinnis XTO division landman The company does not yet have specific well pad locations or plans for developing the unit Wieland said If the project is approved XTO would begin drilling with one rig in the unit as soon as possible and most likely dedicate two to three rigs to the unit he saidSecond-largest unitIf approved the Hofflund-Bakken Unit would be the second largest oil drilling unit in North Dakota behind the Corral Creek-Bakken Unit a 30000-acre development near Killdeer that includes Little Missouri State ParkIn 2014 QEP Resources received approval from the Industrial Commission for the 25000-acre Grail-Bakken Unit but later withdrew its applicationDirector of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms said regulators evaluate whether a unit proposal would prevent waste and whether the royalty distribution formula is just and equitable In addition regulators consider whether the unit will reduce the footprint on the land or provide other benefits Helms saidOn Wednesday the fire chief said the homeowners were lucky to have a place to return home to after the blazePlumes of smoke filled the air in downtown Emerado on Wednesday“It was overwhelming to see the flames” said Emerado Deputy Auditor Sandi AntonsonThe city’s deputy auditor was at work around 1 o’clock when something did not seem right“I kind of smell something I thought someone was burning burgers” said AntonsonIt wasn’t a barbecue – but a fast moving fire was spreading down the street“You see that and get emotional”The fire chief says by the time his department got to the home on Seebart Street a shed was engulfed by the flames“The wind is really what hurt us it moves through there well moved the flames 20 feet from there to his garage” said Emerado Fire Chief Brent NesdahlThe flames also reaching a neighboring garage spreading to the homeThe owner was on the other side of the city and rushed home – just in time to save his dogs as the flames reached the house“A volunteer fire department it’s the middle of the day and hard to find help we were very fortunate our guys were able to get off work fortunate Larimore was able to come help us without any of that we would not have been able to save anything There would have been two homes gone” said NesdahlInvestigators are busy digging through the rubble to determine how the fire started but say there is a chance they may never know because as you can see there is nothing left of the shed“It’s totally melted there no remience of anything there in that shed” said NesdahlResidents aren’t concerned about the cause – they are just relieved their small town department was able to save the day “It’s out and everybody is safe” said AntonsonThe chief says this is the first house fire within city limits in several years the ramshackle dwelling had no heating system whatsoever outside of a load of duvets and blankets. "Apart from Nirav Modi, "Do we feel the state is on the right track when matching funds are cut from abused women’s shelters? I’m sure I was far from the only person whose brain malfunctioned that way. and, UN Photo Earth scientist at work, Enugu.

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