LINCOLN — Oil production grew again last year in Nebraska, but state officials don't expect the boom to last long.
The Lincoln Journal Star reports the Nebraska Oil and Gas Commission estimates that 2.8 million barrels of oil were produced in the state last year.
Commission Director Bill Sydow said that's better than the 2.5 million barrels in 2012.
But Sydow said he expects many of the new oil fields in Hitchcock and Dundy Counties will dry up by the end of 2014.
The World-Herald reported in January about soaring Nebraska oil production and how it was benefiting local businesses.
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