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New Energy Impact Coordinator Named

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Rory Nelson will serve western North Dakota's energy impact coordinator.  Nelson, a Williston resident, will work in the state's oil and gas region to help meet the challenges that come with rapid development.  Nelson's new job is effective immediately. He replaces Wayne Biberdorf who is retiring. 

"Rory's extensive experience in the petroleum industry and his lifelong roots in the Williston Basin will be a great asset as we continue our work with local officials to address the impacts associated with rapid growth in our oil and gas counties," Dalrymple said. 

"Having a state representative in the region who is dedicated solely to helping address these impacts has proven to be very helpful," Dalrymple said. "We are grateful for Wayne Biberdorf's dedicated service to the region and I know that Rory will also bring to the job valuable expertise, dedication and strong ties to western North Dakota."

Nelson grew up ranching and farming on the north bank of the Missouri River near Bainville, Mont., about nine miles west of the North Dakota border.  After earning a degree in petroleum engineering at Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, he returned to the Williston Basin where he worked for Hess Corporation for 30 years.  At Hess, Nelson held engineering and management positions until he retired in November 2012.  Rory and his wife, Lisa, have lived in Williston for more than 30 years.

 

"I've spent 50 years in the Williston Basin and I have a good understanding of the challenges in the area," Nelson said. "I want to do everything I can to help."

 

The state's energy impact coordinator maintains an office at Williston State College.

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