Posted 1/09/18 (Tue)
By Brad Nygaard
Looking at the recently released figures on taxable sales and purchases, two things are clear: Increasing activity in oil and gas production drives numbers up, and location relative to that production matters, too.
Third-quarter figures in the statewide oil and gas extraction sector are up by 80.5 percent ($247.7 million) in 2017, compared to the same time period in 2016.
But not all locales in the northwest region saw a share of that increase.