Worker shortage slows Bakken oil drilling but production remains above 1M barrels per day

The number of rigs active in North Dakota is holding steady the past few months and production is still above a million barrels per day, but there’s a worker shortage in the fracking industry that’s delaying completion of many already-drilled wells. There’s also some transition taking place in the amount of oil moved by rail which is an expected result of the Dakota Access Pipeline coming online. Amy Dalrymple with the Bismarck Tribune has the story on all the latest oil-field indicators.

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Amy Dalrymple, Bismarck Tribune


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