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    April: U.S. Becomes Top Global Oil Producer

    The United States became the world’s largest oil producer in late 2018 and is expected to become the top oil exporter within the next five years, according to the International Energy Agency.

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    March: ONEOK Donates to Williston Fire Department

    ONEOK is proud to support the communities where it operates and its employees work and live through financial investments as well as volunteerism.

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    February: North Dakota hits new production record

    North Dakota posted yet another record month of oil production for December, topping 1.401 million barrels per day in production.

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    January: Surging oil output will push U.S. towards energy independence in 2020

    The Department of Energy forecasts U.S. oil production will jump from 10.9 million barrels per day in 2018 to 12.9 million bpd in 2020.

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    December: In major shift, U.S. now exports more oil than it ships in

    The United States exported more crude oil and fuel than it imported for the first time on record, according to data from the last week in November.

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    October/November: North Dakota’s oil and gas industry posted record levels of production in August as the state produced nearly 1.3 million barrels of oil.

    As the state’s largest oil and natural gas producing county, McKenzie County saw its active producing wells increase by 52 to a record 4,258 with those wells producing record levels of oil and natural gas.

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    September: Watford Schools welcome record 1,837 students to class!

    This population growth is a direct result of the economic activity from the oil and gas industry.

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    August: The Bakken Gives Back

    Bakken companies donate for tornado relief, CookFests are a success, and record production in May!

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    July: It’s Almost Time for the Bakken Rocks CookFest!

    CookFest Celebrates 10 Years Plus, recap of Teacher Seminar, Industry plants 58,000 trees, and more!

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    Barbecues and Wishes: Industry begins summer of outreach activities

    It’s all about the barbecue at the 6th Annual Bakken BBQ. This family-friendly event benefits Make-A-Wish North Dakota and will feature 16 energy companies BBQ’ing to win the ultimate trophy. The evening will feature food, live entertainment from Sawdust, raffle, bar, games, a kiddy corner, and more. Plenty of fun for the whole family and…

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