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Oil boom drives on

N.D. oil production continues to climb

April 26, 2013

Oil production in North Dakota has increased more than 600 percent in the past several years, says Tessa Sandstrom, communications manager for the North Dakota Petroleum Council....

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MarkHighwater

Apr-26-13 5:26 AM

And what are the average locals getting out of the BOOM?...higher property taxes, a housing shortage with HIGHER RENT...more traffic on worse roads...dramatic increase in domestic violence and DUIs,overloading our law enforcement resources....OIL CAN :(

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EarlyBird

Apr-26-13 6:42 AM

I am still waiting for some figures on how much the School Trust lands produce. There is no reason anyone has to pay for education in this state. College should be free to residents as well as all the public schools K-12. Probably sounds crazy but the amount of oil being pumped out on School Trust Lands and other lands the State has a share or all of the mineral ownership is incredible. We need to act on this.

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TXMomof3

Apr-27-13 11:44 AM

Yeah, like locals aren't abusive, law breaking losers. I would think the problem with housing costs originated with locals trying to make a killing out of greed. Blaming the industry that brought prosperity is bright.

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