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An oil well contributes to the record-setting industry Friday south of Dickinson. Officials said the state has continued to set records almost every month since January of 2010.

A year of oil records

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The North Dakota oil industry has exploded, breaking record production almost every month for nearly two years, officials said Friday.


"We just continue to see record wells being set and record rigs, record barrels being produced," said Alison Ritter, North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources spokeswoman. "The numbers show we continue to set records every month.

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