In The News

Summit Project Raises Many Landowner Concerns

Derrick is quoted in a recent essay detailing the winding history of the Summit Carbon Solutions regional development plan. In this story by ESG University (Environmental Social Governance) Jason Speiss details his opinion that, “very few from North Dakota will benefit from this project, however they are the ones being forced to pay into it. All … Read More

Landowner-Related Legislative Updates

Derrick recently appeared on “News & Views” with Joel Heitkamp with Troy Coons, the chairman of the Northwest Landowners Association. They discussed legislative updates, and gave some detail about their experiences at the Capitol. Listen to their legislative update here. 

In the News: ND Legislative Council Drafting Bill Regarding Fish and Wildlife Service Easements

Written by Lisa Andersen, Associate Attorney The North Dakota Interim Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee was tasked with studying the “fiscal and safety impacts of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service easements in North Dakota on the Department of Transportation, Department of Agriculture, and counties.”  During the 117th Congress, Congresswoman Michelle Fishbach, (R-MN-7), and … Read More

Northwest Landowners Annual Meeting This Thursday

Date: December 8, 2022 Time: 11am – 2pm Where: Mountrail County South Complex, 8103 61st ST NW, Stanley ND 58784 Northwest Landowners Association will host its Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 8th, as an opportunity for its members and the general public to learn more about landowner issues. The Annual Meeting will be held at … Read More

Landowner Reactions to Summit Plans

The High Plains Reader recently published a story about the proposed Summit pipeline and detailed some of the reactions that affected landowners had about proposed easements. Kurt Swenson is one of the landowners who have concerns about Summit’s plan. “After reviewing the proposed contract with the help of attorneys, Swenson said that no attorney in … Read More

Derrick Guest Authors on FracTracker Alliance

Derrick recently appeared as a guest writer for FracTracker Alliance. In the article, he discusses the complicated issues surrounding pore space usage and landowner rights, including some detail regarding the history of the related legislation and litigation. Read his article here. 

Pore Space Fight Update on “News & Views”

Derrick appeared on “News & Views” this week with Northwest Landowners Association Chairman Troy Coons to discuss the recent unanimous North Dakota Supreme Court ruling on the Pore Space bill in favor of the Landowners. Their discussion was related to a petition that was filed on August 18th, 2022 by the State of North Dakota … Read More