Campaigns need to be talking oil
Published 04/02/2012, The Jamestown Sun
North Dakota produces more than 500,000 barrels of oil a day. The price of oil has been hovering around $100 a barrel. With no discounts that production is worth more than $50 million a day. In February, the state’s oil and gas taxes generated $159 million in revenue, or more than $5 million a day.Word count: 481
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