Former ND Gov. To Speak At Bakken Conference
by Associated Press
December 09, 2012 10:28 AM
Former North Dakota Gov. Ed Schafer will be the
keynote speaker at a one-day conference in Rapid City this week about the Bakken
oil boom and opportunities for western South Dakota businesses.
Schafer will speak at 8 a.m. on Tuesday at the conference, which is
sponsored by Hegg Companies Inc. of Sioux Falls and the Law Bulletin Publishing
Company of Chicago.
Schafer was governor of North Dakota from 1992 to 2000. He served in 2008 as
the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. He serves on the Board of Directors for
Continental Resources, Inc., one of the largest and most active oil exploration
and production companies doing business in North Dakota.
The conference is being held at the Hilton Garden Inn. Pre-registration is