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August 10, 2015

4 Tips For Handling The Next Oil Boom In Indian Country


The recent energy boom in North Dakota brought a sudden influx of oil revenues as well as challenges for energy companies and the Native American tribes located in the heart of the formation. Companies and tribes can learn from this boom by following four tips from industry professionals. Indian Law attorney Tara Kaushik explains why anticipating infrastructure issues, tracking fracking regulations, playing for the long haul and parlaying growth into stability are important factors to consider.

"I'd love to see the states get proactively involved in supporting economic development on reservations, if that means building infrastructure or helping with funding or subsidies," Ms. Kaushik said.

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