McKenzie County

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McKenzie County, North Dakota

PO Box 524
Watford City, ND 58854
Phone: (701) 444-3452
Fax: (701) 444-3916
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On the central western border of ND, southwest of Minot; organized Mar 9, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Howard County; which was discontinued. McKenzie County eliminated in 1891 for lack of settlement; present county formed 1905. Name Origin: For Alexander McKenzie (1851-1922), sheriff of Burleigh County and a powerful political leader

Area (sq mi):: 2860.89 (land 2742.02; water 118.87) Population per square mile: 2.00
Population 2005: 5,594 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 -10.10% Population 2000: 5,737 (White 77.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 22.50%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,732; median household $29,342; Population below poverty level: 17.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,645-$23,900
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Build a 200 MMcf/d natural gas processing facility--the Demicks Lake plant --and related infrastructure in northeast McKenzie County, ND which will process natural gas produced from the Bakken Shale in the Williston Basin;
The Bakken Pipeline project and related expansions follow Oneok s April announcement of more than $400 million of new growth projects in the Bakken shale, including construction of a 100 MMcfd gas processing facility in eastern McKenzie County, ND the Garden Creek Plant that will double the partnership's processing capacity in the region (OGJ Online, Apr.
On the Abraxas' North Fork block in McKenzie County, ND, the Jore Federal 2-11-3H (76% working interest) produced 15,289 BOE (11,785 BO and 21,022 MCF gas) over its first 30 days from the Three Forks.
R will invest as much as $780 million between now and the second quarter 2016 to build a 200 MMcf/d natural gas processing facility--the Lonesome Creek plant--and related infrastructure in McKenzie County, ND in the Bakken Shale in the Williston Basin, and complete a second expansion of the Bakken NGL Pipeline, which will increase the pipeline's capacity to 160,000 bpd from 135,000 bpd.
OTCBB: BSIC) reports that the Roscoe 2H-8 well, a horizontal well located in the Banks Prospect in eastern McKenzie County, ND, came online in early May 2009.