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NEW TOWN -- Oil drilling on the Fort Berthold Reservation could be in danger if state legislators and tribal leaders can't reach an agreement on how to share the oil tax revenue.


Leaders of the Three Affiliated Tribes are working with state legislators to amend a 2008 agreement that Chairman Tex Hall says is unfair to the reservation.

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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.