News

Proposed Rule Changes Now Final

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The 2012 proposed oil and gas rule changes have now been approved. The final rules were presented to the Administrative Rules Committee this morning, and after no further action by the Committee, the rules will now take effect on April 1st, 2012.

 

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January 2012 Oil Production Increase Stays at 2011 Average

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

North Dakota is now producing 546,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd), according to preliminary data released Tuesday.

 

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North Dakota Surpasses Half a Million Barrels of Oil per Day

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

North Dakota has reached a milestone in oil production. Preliminary November data released today, indicates that North Dakota is now producing more than half a million barrels of oil per day, at approximately 510,000 barrels.

 

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State Best Positioned to Regulate Hydraulic Fracturing

Monday, November 28, 2011

Categories: Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division

The Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division says there is no reasonable basis to make a prediction on the outcome of a federal review of hydraulic fracturing regulations

 

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