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Three Affiliated Tribes Ener
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More than dollars, oil drilling has ...
More than dollars, oil drilling has brought hope, jobs and business opportunities to long-impoverished tribal members who have struggled for more than a century on the million-acre reservation, said Fred Fox, vice chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes.
"God gave us opportunity," Fox
said oil revenue has helped supplement federal dollars for housing, law enforcement, medical facilities and infrastructure.
"Right now, we're catching up and making huge strides," Fox
The tribe has built more than 100 homes for its members in the past year, and has made progress in building roads medical facilities and water systems, Fox
The tribe also has set aside about $250 million in trust and savings accounts.
"We never imagined anything like this would ever happen," Fox
Fred Fox, administrator of ...
Fred Fox, administrator of the Three Affiliated Tribes' Energy Division, and staff arranged the flight,.
(NORTH DAKOTA) -- Construction has ...
(NORTH DAKOTA) -- Construction has started on the Arrow Pipeline Gathering System for oil, water and gas in the Mandaree area, said Fred Fox, administrator of the Three Affiliated Tribes' Energy Department.
Fred Fox, who oversees oil ...
Fred Fox, who oversees oil and gas production for The Three Affiliated Tribes, said in a phone interview that the tribes see oil production as a huge economic opportunity in an area which long had suffered high unemployment.
In the first five months of 2012, the tribes earned $21.5 million in royalties, and the numbers are likely to be double what they were in 2011, Fox
acknowledges that the activity has a price: Some roads are severely deteriorated and repairs will cost $1.2 million per mile because they weren't built for the heavy oil fields traffic they now experience, and there are one to two oil spills a week.
EPA Nearing Decision on ND Refinery
Three Affiliated Tribes' energy director, Fred Fox, says the tribes will proceed with the project if it gets EPA clearance and a BIA decision on whether the land where the refinery would be built can be converted into trust land.