How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

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For those of you on the coasts (all three of them—East, West, and Gulf) you may be vaguely aware of the Bakken oil boom in North Dakota. For those of us in neighboring states, North Dakota is the source of a clichéd “giant sucking sound,” the likes of which this generation has never experienced. They recently calculated that North Dakota just topped an average output of 1 million barrels of oil per day.