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UPDATE -- North Dakota to consider production cuts at May 20 hearing

  • 1.  UPDATE -- North Dakota to consider production cuts at May 20 hearing

    Posted 29 days ago
    As an update to our prior reporting, the North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) has announced the “Oil and Gas Division of the Department of Mineral Resources has scheduled a special hearing to address the oil price that constitutes waste pursuant to North Dakota Century Code @ 38-08-02(19); the consequences of determining that waste is occurring, and what relief may be appropriate and necessary to prevent the waste of North Dakota crude oil production. Lynn Helms, director of the Oil and Gas Division of the state’s Department of Mineral Resources, previously advised against a decision to order output pro-rationing. Read more.

    The special hearing will be held on May 20. (Read more about the hearing and the public comment process here)

    NDIC will accept and consider written comments if received no later than 5:00 pm CDT May 15, 2020.

    Submit written comments to the Oil and Gas Division, 1016 E. Calgary Ave, Bismarck, ND 58503-5512 or email those to brkadrmas@nd.gov.

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    Russell Cohen
    AAPL Governmental Affairs
    rcohen@landman.org
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