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Published October 20, 2012, 04:15 PM

North Dakota sets another oil production record

North Dakota (WDAY TV) -- North Dakota did it again. Producers pumped a record amount of oil in August.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

North Dakota (WDAY TV) -- North Dakota did it again. Producers pumped a record amount of oil in August.

The state's Department of Mineral Resources says more than 700 thousand barrels of crude were extracted. That's up about 25 thousand barrels from July.

Also, there's about 300 additional wells that opened up in August. Mineral Resources says favorable weather helped boost production.

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