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ND Democrats Cooked Oil Production Numbers To Attack Tax Reform

ND Democrats Cooked Oil Production Numbers To Attack Tax Reform

Yesterday North Dakota Democrats sent out a press release (see below) making some wild claims about the fiscal impact of SB2336, which is a Republican bill to simplify and eventually lower oil taxes. According to the Democrats, SB2336 will “cost” the state billions in tax revenues. I have an objection to the idea that tax

ND Oil Regulator: Federal Government Wants Authority Over All ND Drilling Permits

North Dakota’s top oil regulator, Lynn Helms, told legislators yesterday that the federal government wants to try and force all drilling permits for North Dakota’s oil fields through the federal Fish and Wildlife Office. The federal government holds oil production rights that are scattered across western North Dakota. Helms believes federal regulators can slow down

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