North Dakota produced 444142 barrels of oil per day in August, 2011
North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms indicated that the boom in North Dakota oil is likely to lead to over 500,000 barrels per day by the end of 2011 and is heading to 800,000 barrels per day in 2013-2014.
California produces about 539,000 barrels of oil daily, compared with about 550,000 barrels in Alaska and about 1.2 million barrels daily in Texas.
North Dakota is likely to move to become the second largest state for oil production in 2012.
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