Building the Bakken Radio Episode 260: A Mineral Rights Battle and Energy Education

Building the Bakken Radio Episode 260: A Mineral Rights Battle and Energy Education

Weekly Davis Refinery Update
Interview: Dan Hedrington, SEH
Dan Hedrington, SEH, gives an update on the Davis Refinery, set to start construction soon in Belfield, ND.

Energy Communities and Culture
Interview: Joshua Swanson, attorney, Vogel Law Firm
Joshua Swanson, Vogel Law, gives an update on an ongoing battle with the state of North Dakota involving mineral rights.

Energy Communities and Culture
Interview: Joshua Swanson, attorney, Vogel Law Firm
Joshua Swanson, Vogel Law, comments on the amount of money and resources the state has used in order to fight this battle with several North Dakota mineral owners.

Energy Education and Safety
Interview: Retha Mattern, Bismarck State College National Energy Center of Excellence
Retha Mattern, Bismarck State College National Energy Center of Excellence, discusses how the energy programs and certifications have grown over due to industry growth.

Author Profile

Jason Spiess is a multimedia journalist, entrepreneur and content consultant. Spiess has over 25 years of media experience in broadcasting, journalism, reporting and principal ownership in media companies.  (Over 30 years experience if you count his adolescent years as a newspaper delivery boy learning the importance and logistics of daily distribution and monthly door-to-door bill collecting.) Spiess has worked in the areas of oil and gas, UAS and precision agriculture, health care, cannabis, agriculture, real estate, government affairs and economic development. Spiess is the host of two radio programs, Building the Bakken and Coffee & Capitalism, and three specialty programs, MonDak OilField Review, Corporate Ink and UnStuck, that carry a radio network that spans five states and two countries. Spiess is a North Dakota native and graduated from North Dakota State University.

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