Press Photo by Katherine Lymn
Laurel Call, a minerals assistant at the Bureau of Land Management’s North Dakota Field Office, pages through publicly posted Applications for Permit to Drill at the office Friday. Call’s is one of a few positions the state’s oil industry funds at the office to speed up handling of APDs.
Oil industry funds additional staff at local BLM office
The Bureau of Land Management’s North Dakota field office is inundated with permit applications for drilling on federal lands.
The agency has gotten creative to try and keep up with the workload — bringing in “strike teams” to the Miles City distric
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