NEW TOWN, ND, October 23, 2017 (RMCO RELEASE) – At the October 10, 2017, public meeting of the Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation (MHA Nation), the Preference Partnership Agreement between Ziman Trucking LLC (Ziman), a certified Indian Contractor, and Rocky Mountain Crude Oil LLC (RMCO) was approved. The agreement enables RMCO, as Ziman’s sole crude oil transport subcontractor, to utilize its extensive fleet of tractors and trailers to meet the increasing production and transportation demands of producers on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.
Ziman currently provides water and crude oil trucking services to producers located on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and has a long history of wo
rking with RMCO. “We’re pleased to work with RMCO in this new capacity and we know they are well-equipped to meet the needs of our customers on the reservation,” said Corey Ziman, President of Ziman Trucking. “Through our close working relationship, we know RMCO’s people, equipment and its commitment to safety. We know this partnership will be good for both the people of the MHA Nation and for the producers operating on the Fort Berthold Reservation.”
“We have deeply-ingrained respect for native American tribes and are honored to partner with Ziman Trucking as its preferred crude oil transporter on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation,” said Bruce Erickson, VP Operations for RMCO. “Corey has been a trusted customer and provider of motor carrier services to RMCO and we’re excited to continue that relationship in this expanded role.” RMCO is a leading crude oil logistics company with extensive operations in North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado.
The Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is one of the top producing areas in North Dakota, contributing to the state’s stature as home to one of only three fields in the United States that has produced over 1 million barrels of oil per day.
About Ziman Trucking, LLC
Ziman Trucking LLC is an Intrastate DOT-registered company based in Dickinson, ND. Ziman is a Tier 1 Certified Indian Company operating under the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Employment Rights Office. Ziman’s services include hauling of water, crude oil, frac water, frac sand, and other products used by upstream producers. For additional information, contact Ziman Trucking at [email protected] .
About Rocky Mountain Crude Oil LLC
Rocky Mountain Crude Oil LLC (RMCO) is a leading provider of midstream energy services with operations in North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado.