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In Favor of Oil Development

Survey shows support for oil drops slightly

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WILLISTON, N.D. — A new North Dakota Petroleum Council survey shows widespread support for oil and gas development in the state, but the level of support has dropped slightly from the council’s two previous surveys.

Eighty-three percent of North Dakotans surveyed last November say they support oil development, and 73 percent of state residents say the benefits of oil development outweigh the risks.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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