Following an ongoing pattern, North Dakota continued to set more new records in May for monthly oil production (data here), see previous CD post here. The following are new, all-time record highs set in May:
Daily Oil Production: 296,423 barrels in May; 4.23% increase from April, 43.85% increase from May 2009, 89.5% increase from May 2008.
Total Monthly Production: 9,189,101 barrels in May, the first time that monthly production topped 9 million barrels. Amazingly, oil production in North Dakota has doubled in just the last two years.