BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The state Department of Mineral Resources reports that North Dakota oil producers pumped a record 701,134 barrels of crude in August.
Agency date show that’s up from 676,249 barrels in July.READ MORE: 'This Is A Test For Minnesota': Protesters Outside Governor's Mansion Call For Justice In Derek Chauvin Trial
The agency says there were 7,701producing wells in August. That’s up from 7,467 wells in July.READ MORE: Police Seek Suspect In Fatal Shooting Near George Floyd Memorial
State Department of Mineral Resources director Lynn Helms says the oil production in August was helped by favorable weather.MORE NEWS: As Spring Allergies Spike, Doctors Say Test For COVID As A Precaution
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