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Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall speaks during the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation's Oil and Gas Expo in New Town, N.D.

Tribes collect millions in oil revenue: Three Affiliated Tribes set to collect $184 million in revenue; money to be used for infrastructure

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NEW TOWN, N.D. — In less than one year, the Three Affiliated Tribes have collected $184 million in oil tax revenue, nearly equal to the amount collected during the entire 2011-13 biennium.

The jump in revenue is primarily due to increased oil production at Fort Berthold, which now produces more than 270,000 barrels per day and accounts for nearly 30 percent of North Dakota’s oil production.

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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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