Jed Clampett’s are being made in North Dakota. They’re looking for oil in their backyards and finding it.
The Associated Press says people who work as everything from bartenders to Tupperware salespeople to farmers are striking it rich.
The AP also reports state and industry officials say North Dakota is on pace to set a state oil-production record this year, surpassing the 52.6 million barrels produced in 1984. A record number of drill rigs are piercing the prairie and North Dakota has nearly 4,000 active oil wells.
I don’t know if I’d trade what Cleveland has to offer to move to the Upper Midwest…