January 30, 2013

Latest Energy Discovery Could 'Dwarf North Dakota'

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The American Energy Renaissance has gotten a lot of press. And it should. The prediction that the United States will surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's largest oil and gas producer by 2020 is big news.

But what's truly amazing about this story is that the headlines just keep coming.

Regular readers of StreetAuthority are by now probably familiar with the enormous and expanding reserves of oil and gas that have been discovered in the Bakken Shale of North Dakota, the Marcellus Shale in the Mid-Atlantic region and the Eagle Ford Shale in Texas.

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TAGGED: Louisiana, Tuscaloosa, North Dakota


October 24, 2013
Containing North Dakota's Oil Spills
Dan Frosch, New York Times
For several days last month, Steven Jensen smelled the oil, wafting up over his rolling wheat farm near Tioga. . . more ››
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced a new oil spill Thursday night, the same day he met with an oil company official amid suggestions that the company may have known about problems with a pipeline before a 20,000-barrel... more ››
  Scientists who helped calculate oil spilled from a broken BP well into the Gulf of Mexico are questioning the methodology used to estimate the amount of crude that recently leaked from a ruptured pipeline into a ... more ››
In a faded West Texas town dotted with vacant buildings and potholed streets is a sparkling storefront window and a curious display: rows of diamond-studded Rolex watches, awaiting buyers whose pockets are packed with oil... more ››