Who We Are

The North Dakota Petroleum Foundation provides and supports education and outreach opportunities related to the petroleum industry, develops and advances quality of life initiatives,
and promotes and enhances the conservation heritage of North Dakota.

Our Priorities

  • Outreach
  • Education
  • Conservation
AWARENESS

Fostering a better understanding of the industry, the technologies and innovation that drives it and the benefits it provides to our economy and society.

EDUCATION

Providing educational resources about the energy industries to both students and teachers and scholarships for students seeking a lucrative career in the industry.

CONSERVATION

Promoting best practices in the development of our resources and partnering with others to preserve and build habitat and access to the outdoors.

Our Initiatives

ENERGY OF NORTH DAKOTA

A program to provide outreach and education opportunities in communities around the state to build relationships between the industry and the citizens of North Dakota.

PLANTING FOR THE FUTURE

A program that provides trees to landowners and organizations to develop meaningful habitat for generations to come.

SCHOLARSHIPS

A program dedicated to building tomorrow’s energy workforce through scholarships to students pursuing a degree in an energy-related field.

NORTH DAKOTA OIL HISTORY

A project dedicated to preserving and maintaining the history of the oil and gas industry in our state and the men and women – both past and present – who helped build it.

IMAGINATION LIBRARY

A collaboration among energy companies to support the funding of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in all oil and gas producing counties in North Dakota.

  • 20

    COOKFESTS
  • 60,000

    TREES
  • 54,000

    BOOKS