The Dickinson Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute is a nonprofit organization comprised of service-oriented individuals who serve the local oil and gas industry, as well as the surrounding community.

API membership is open to any individual engaged in the oil and gas or associated industry. Yearly membership options, can be paid online or at monthly meetings:

  • Annual membership – $40. Includes yearly membership dues.
  • Bakken Gold membership – $240. Includes yearly membership dues and monthly meeting meals (does not include Christmas party and May Meeting Golf Tournament). 


Join the Dickinson API board and members each month for a night of networking, meal, social and industry speaker

Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month, with the exception of June-August and December.



 Dickinson API hosts several events throughout the year as well as participates in events to encourage networking within the industry and volunteering in our local communities. Events include:

Golf Tournament, Christmas Party, Gumbo Cook-Off, Trap Shoot, and Bakken at the Ballpark Night!



Dickinson API Memorial Scholarship is a yearly program that supports local deserving students. Each active API member can sponsor up to two scholarship applicants.

See full details here.



Dickinson API works hard each year hosting events that raise money and provide the opportunity to support local organizations and charities.