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The state produced an average of 1,001,149 barrels per day in April, according to preliminary figures released by the state Tuesday.

North Dakota oil production hits 1 million barrels per day

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Williston, ND - North Dakota has surpassed the much-anticipated milestone of producing 1 million barrels of oil per day.

The state produced an average of 1,001,149 barrels per day in April, according to preliminary figures released by the state Tuesday.

North Dakota has been hovering around that milestone for several months, but difficult winter weather slowed production and delayed hitting the mark until spring.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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