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North Dakota posts 951K barrels of oil daily in February, up from 935K a day in January

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BISMARCK, North Dakota — North Dakota oil drillers produced an average of about 951,000 barrels of oil a day in February.

The Department of Mineral Resources says February production was up from an average of about 935,000 barrels daily in January.

North Dakota's oil patch had a record 10,186 producing wells in February, up from 10,114 in January.

The state also produced 29.7 million cubic feet of natural gas in February, averaging more than 1 million cubic feet daily.

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