Weather causes 4.2 percent drop in January oil production
BISMARCK -- A winter storm and subzero temperatures contributed to a 4.2 percent drop in North Dakota's oil production in January, the Department of Mineral Resources said Friday.
The state produced an average of 738,022 barrels per day in January, according to preliminary figures from the department, down from the record high of 770,111 barrels per day produced in December.
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