, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Tumbling crude oil prices
have started the clock ticking on a potential $5.3
billion, two-year tax break for North Dakota’s oil producers.
The countdown, which started this week, holds the promise of
a silver lining of sorts for oil producers and their contractors
in the No. 2 oil-producing U.S. state, many of whom have
struggled with a roughly 50 percent drop in oil prices since