MINOT, N.D. — The North Dakota Petroleum Council is holding its annual meeting in Minot next month.

The trade organization represents several hundred companies working in North Dakota’s oil and gas industry.

Officials during the 35th annual meeting at the Holiday Inn Riverside Sept. 19-21 are slated to give updates on the oil patch, discuss regulations and address issues that are occurring there.

The keynote speaker will be Jack Stark, president and chief operating officer for Continental Resources.