Diverse Energy Supply Helps North Dakota Thrive

Posted September 19, 2017

 

The Bismarck Tribune recently shared an update about how North Dakota’s diverse energy supply gives the state a competitive edge:

Oil may be North Dakota’s largest money maker when it comes to energy, but it certainly isn’t the state’s only source of income.

North Dakota ranks sixth nationwide in energy production, according to the U.S. Energy and Information Administration. With almost 31.8 million barrels of oil, the Peace Garden State is the second-largest producer of oil, far behind first place Texas with 106.4 million barrels.

But industrialists have tapped other sources of energy in the state — coal, natural gas, wind and even solar — making it one of the largest producers and most diverse places in the country to capture natural resources.

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