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  • The Latest Major Energy Discovery Could "Dwarf North Dakota" (Louisiana)

    03/10/2013 11:54:34 AM PDT · by stinkerpot65 · 42 replies ^ | January 29, 2013 | Chad Tracy
    As the Cline is roughly 9,800 square miles in size, this works out to estimated reserves in excess of 30 billion barrels. These reserves could easily eclipse the Bakken (4.3 billion barrels according to conservative government estimates) and the Eagle Ford (3 billion barrels).
  • Rolling in Heavenly Aisles

    04/05/2011 9:10:42 PM PDT · by Ari Bussel · 9 replies
    Rolling in Heavenly Aisles By Norma Zager “Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil.” Golda Meir First, someone needs to apologize to Moses for Mrs. Meir, but I am certain she has already interrupted the heavenly Mah Jong game to do so herself. Of course Moses wasn’t surprised and is probably passing out cigars to everyone and bragging, “Nu, I told you so. They never bothered to look.” God has a...
  • Utah Sees Boom in Oil Exploration

    06/24/2005 9:45:23 AM PDT · by rockthecasbah · 2 replies · 948+ views
    The Utah State Division of Oil, Gas and Mining is poised to approve up to 1,500 oil-drilling permits in 2005, setting a record for the second consecutive year. Division chief John Baza last week told a legislative committee the discovery of a large oil field near Sigurd seems to be driving the interest in Utah oil. Baza reported his division has seen a "smattering" of interest in eastern Utah's oil shale and tar sands, but technology to make them commercially viable still hasn't arrived. Oil production has risen, Baza said, largely due to a major discovery in the Covenant oil...