Post Tagged with: "Bakken oil fields"

July 26, 2012 09:08

Let My People Drill! New Study Shows Mideast Oil Might Not Be Needed by 2025

North Dakota’s oil production has exploded in the past decade with improved horizontal drilling techniques into the Bakken shale and the Three Forks formation below it.

June 19, 2012 07:19

Secret boom in North Dakota – tell Obama

The recent boom of the Bakken oil fields—made possible by a perfect storm of sensible state regulations, the fracking process, and the fact that most drilling is taking place on private lands—has produced a whirlwind of economic growth in a formerly sleepy corner of northwest North Dakota. Recently, a team from The Heritage Foundation and the Institute for Energy Research (IER) traveled out West to see it for ourselves.