North Dakota set to celebrate 1M barrel of oil per day mark

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North Dakota is publicly celebrating reaching its one million barrel per day oil production level on June 25 in Tioga.

The celebration is being hosted by the North Dakota Petroleum Council. It will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will be held at Neset Consulting Service headquarters.

North Dakota Petroleum Council president Ron Ness and North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple are scheduled to speak. Members of the public will have the opportunity to take bus tours of North Dakota's first well and air tours of the Tioga area. World War II-era fighter aircraft will put on an airshow.

The Department of Mineral Resources announced North Dakota's April production hit the milestone figure on June 17. Only four other states have ever reached the million barrels per day mark.