Bakken Formation

more on the bakken formation.

Following up on yesterday’s post on the Bakken Formation, I’ll direct ya’ll to a post that Aaron over at Grandinite wrote last month on one of my newly favorite geological formations.

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Bakken Formation Podcasts USGS

what’s going on in the bakken formation?

Did you know that the United States Geological Survey has podcasts?

The latest podcast is on the USGS estimate that potentially 3.0 to 4.3 billion barrels of undiscovered, technically recoverable oil exisists in an area known as the Bakken Formation. The Bakken Formation is a 200,000 square mile blanket of rock stretching over Saskatchewan, Montana, and North Dakota.