North Dakota's most recent statistics show that oil and gas production declined in April, but a full analysis from the state's Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) will not be available until June 19. On a preliminary basis, April oil production was 35 million bbl (1.16 million b/d), compared to 36.9 million bbl (1.19 million b/d) in March. Natural gas production dropped to 46.2 Bcf (1.54 Bcf/d) in April, compared to 47.1 Bcf (1.51 Bcf/d). The DMR director's report will provide more details on the March-April production comparison.