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  • Billionaire oilman Harold Hamm, chairman of Oklahoma City-based Continental Resources Inc., delivers his speech, "Rock Steady in the Bakken", Thursday, May 22, 2014 during the 22nd Williston Basin Petroleum Conference held in Bismarck, N.D. (AP PhotoKevin Cederstrom)

    Hamm: Bakken oil threatened by safety missteps

    The godfather of North Dakota's present oil bonanza predicted the state's crude production will double to 2 million barrels daily by decade's end but warned industry officials Thursday that future safety missteps would threaten that.


  • FILE - In this Tuesday, July 26, 2011 file photo, Austin Mitchell walks away from an oil derrick outside of Williston, N.D. State data show that 1 billion barrels of oil have been produced from the rich Bakken shale formation in western North Dakota and eastern Montana. Data show that North Dakota has tallied 852 million barrels of Bakken crude, and Montana has produced about 151 million barrels. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

    Bakken oil fields mark billionth barrel of oil

    Oil drillers targeting the rich Bakken shale formation in western North Dakota and eastern Montana have produced 1 billion barrels of crude, data from the two states show.


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