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Oil Production Reaches New Record

Oil Production Reaches New Record

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North Dakota oil production soared to another all-time high in November.

The state produced just over 973-thousand barrels per day.

That's up 28-thousand barrels per day from October.

The number of producing wells also reached a new all-time high of more than 10-thousand.

On a negative note, flaring rose two percent to 30%.

Director of Mineral Resources Lynn Helms says that's due to the Tioga Gas Plant shutting down for expansion.

He expects flaring numbers to increase until the plant is back on-line this spring.

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