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N.D. oil production tops 900,000 barrels per day

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WILLISTON -- North Dakota oil and gas production hit two milestones in August, exceeding daily production of 900,000 barrels of oil and 1 billion cubic feet of natural gas for the first time.


Oil production rose 4 percent in August to 911,242 barrels per day, according to preliminary figures released Tuesday by the Department of Mineral Resources.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.