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LNG answer to European energy woes, Hoeven says

LNG answer to European energy woes, Hoeven says

OSLO, Norway, April 16 (UPI) -- The United States can help allay European energy security fears by making more liquefied natural gas available, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said from Oslo.
Daniel J. Graeber
N.D. Sen. Hoeven gets tough on rail safety

N.D. Sen. Hoeven gets tough on rail safety

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- The Department of Transportation needs new standards for rail cars carrying crude oil, and more action to prevent derailments, North Dakota's Sen. Hoeven said.
Daniel J. Graeber
North Dakota's Hoeven calls for rail safety funding

North Dakota's Hoeven calls for rail safety funding

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- With U.S. railways carrying more crude oil, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., says more funding is needed for improved rail inspections.
Daniel J. Graeber
Murkowski leads effort to push Keystone XL pipeline, LNG exports

Murkowski leads effort to push Keystone XL pipeline, LNG exports

April 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski unveiled a measure that would facilitate the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and fast-track liquefied natural gas exports.
Daniel J. Graeber
Learn energy lessons from Ukraine, North Dakota Sen. says

Learn energy lessons from Ukraine, North Dakota Sen. says

March 28 (UPI) -- Energy security threats in Eastern Europe are indicative of how important it is for North America to develop its own reserves, a North Dakota senator said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Pass Keystone for security's sake, supporters say

Pass Keystone for security's sake, supporters say

March 27 (UPI) -- Bipartisan leaders from Northern Plains states joined the oil industry in calling for approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline for national security's sake.
Daniel J. Graeber
Northern Plains senators push bill to utilize U.S. natural gas

Northern Plains senators push bill to utilize U.S. natural gas

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- North Dakota and Wyoming senators said a bill they've introduced will make it easier for energy companies to make use of natural gas deposits.
North Dakota's Hoeven grills BNSF boss on safety

North Dakota's Hoeven grills BNSF boss on safety

BISMARCK, N.D., March 12 (UPI) -- North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said during talks with BNSF Railway his constituents in the oil-rich state were "rightly concerned" about rail safety.

Keystone XL a national security issue, GOP says

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Getting the Keystone XL oil pipeline built from Canada will protect the U.S. economy from market volatility overseas, U.S. senators told the president.

Sen. Hoeven: 'Common sense' rules can reduce rail shipment risks

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said recommendations on rail safety from federal regulators were "common sense" safeguards for the energy industry.

North Dakota lawmakers, federal officials discuss safer oil transport

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Three U.S. lawmakers from North Dakota said they've met with federal officials to discuss safer transportation of oil by rail following a December derailment.
N.D. Sen. John Hoeven stumps for Keystone XL

N.D. Sen. John Hoeven stumps for Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said during a meeting with Canada's foreign minister it was time for Washington to sanction the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
North Dakota senators press feds on rail safety

North Dakota senators press feds on rail safety

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- North Dakota's U.S. senators said the federal government needs to do more to ensure the safe travel of oil and natural gas on the nation's rail network.

North Dakota Sen. Hoeven touts benefits of Keystone XL

FARGO, N.D., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said getting the Keystone XL oil pipeline built from Canada would provide a long-term source of national energy security.

U.S. senators boast of Keystone XL benefits

SIDNEY, Mont., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Building the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada would build on a strong bilateral trade relationship, senators from Montana and North Dakota said.
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John Henry Hoeven III (born March 13, 1957) is the junior United States Senator from North Dakota. He is a member of the North Dakota Republican Party. He is expected to become the state's senior senator when Kent Conrad retires from the Senate in January 2013.

Hoeven served as the 31st Governor of North Dakota, serving from December 15, 2000 to December 7, 2010. He was the longest-serving current Governor in the United States at the time of his resignation.

Prior to his election to the Governor's office, Hoeven served as the President of the nation's only state-owned bank, the Bank of North Dakota, from 1993 to 2000. Hoeven was elected to the U.S. Senate in the November 2, 2010 general election. He replaced now-former Sen. Byron L. Dorgan, North Dakota's junior senator, who chose not to seek re-election.

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