An oil truck sits in a dirt lot near a new housing development in North Dakota earlier this year. Oil has propelled the economy in the state, where tax revenue in the second quarter of 2014 exceeded the state’s pre-recession peak by 119.2 percent.
An oil truck sits in a dirt lot near a new housing development in North Dakota earlier this year. Oil has propelled the economy in the state, where tax revenue in the second quarter of 2014 exceeded the state’s pre-recession peak by 119.2 percent. Martha Irvine AP
An oil truck sits in a dirt lot near a new housing development in North Dakota earlier this year. Oil has propelled the economy in the state, where tax revenue in the second quarter of 2014 exceeded the state’s pre-recession peak by 119.2 percent. Martha Irvine AP