Energy Secretary applauds North Dakota for role in energy 'renaissance'

 Aug 14 2018
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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured North Dakota coal facilities Monday and applauded the state for its role in advancing America’s energy security.

“This renaissance of the energy industry in America, North Dakota is right at the tip of the spear,” Perry said following a roundtable discussion with energy industry leaders. “You all are playing a very, very important role in a resurgence of America on the global stage.”

Perry, former Republican governor of Texas, the only state that produces more oil than North Dakota, toured North American Coal’s Falkirk Mine and Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station near Underwood.


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