North Dakota oil production rises 3%

(Bismarck, ND) — The state director of mineral resources says oil production in North Dakota rose three-percent in August over production in July.  

Lynn Helms says the drilling rig count in the state as of Thursday, October 12th, was 38.  

The state produced about one-point-two-million barrels of oil every day during August.  

After a record-breaking July, natural gas production showed a less than one-percent increase in August.  

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