N.D. posts 951K barrels of oil daily in February

2014-04-11T12:16:00Z 2014-04-12T22:54:17Z N.D. posts 951K barrels of oil daily in FebruaryThe Associated Press The Associated Press
April 11, 2014 12:16 pm  • 

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota oil drillers produced an average of about 951,000 barrels of oil a day in February.

The Department of Mineral Resources says February production was up from an average of about 935,000 barrels daily in January. North Dakota’s oil patch had a record 10,186 producing wells in February, up from 10,114 in January.

The state also produced 29.7 million cubic feet of natural gas in February, averaging more than 1 million cubic feet daily.

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