Daily Oil Production Near Million Barrel Mark
North Dakota’s March oil production reached 977,051 barrels per day—a new all-time high. The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) says that the March preliminary production numbers represent a 2.6 percent production increase from the previous month. DMR officials expect North Dakota oil production to surpass the million barrel per day mark when April production figures become available. Sixty-six percent of North Dakota crude production was transported by rail in March. In total, approximately 700,000 barrels of oil were transported out of the state daily. Read more in The Forum.