Oil production in North Dakota increases about half a percent in November ’15

Many more wells will be on that site when all the drilling is done. Slight flaring as photo taken by James Ulvog.
Many more wells will be on that site when all the drilling is done. Slight flaring as photo taken by James Ulvog.

Production information was released for North Dakota yesterday. In November, production increased to 1,176,314 bopd (prelim) from 1,171,119 bopd (revised). That is an increase of 5,195 bopd, up for a second month. Percentage change is up 0.44%.

A few graphs today and a few more Monday. Here is what the state-wide and Bakken-only production looks like, along with a what-if guess based on average increases having continued.

oil prod state y bakken 1-16

Sort of looks like a plateau.

Here is the long-term picture of state-wide production:

production long term 1-16

More graphs here.

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