HUGE Bakken Oil Reserve

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I received the following as an E-mail message on January 28, 2013.  The Bakken Oil Reserve in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana is reportedly the largest in the world!  Why hasn’t this been BIG NEWS?  No wonder North Dakota’s economy is BOOMING!

I went to the USGS site.  It confirms the technical/geological claims found in the message.  I also went to the Cruz site and found the appropriate page at:     


Subject: “OIL – You better be sitting down when you read this!”
This has been checked out and is true!!!  Read every word and pass it on.
As you may know, Cruz Construction started a division in North Dakota just 6 months ago.  They sent every Kenworth (9 trucks) we had here in Alaska to North Dakota and several drivers.  They just bought two new Kenworth’s to add to that fleet; one being a Tri Drive tractor and a new 65 ton lowboy to go with it.  They also bought two new cranes (one crawler & one rubber-tired) for that division.

Dave Cruz said they have moved more rigs in the last 6 months in North Dakota than Cruz Construction moved in Alaska in the last 6 years.

Williston is like a gold rush town; they moved one of our 40 man camps down there since there are no rooms available.

Unemployment in North Dakota is the lowest in the nation at 3.4 percent last I checked.

See anything in the national news about how the oil industry is fueling North Dakota ‘s economy?

Here’s an astonishing read.  Important and verifiable information:

About 6 months ago, the writer was watching a news program on oil and one of the Forbes Bros. was the guest.

The host said to Forbes, “I am going to ask you a direct question and I would like a direct answer; how much oil does the U.S. have in the ground?” Forbes did not miss a beat, he said, “More than all the Middle East put together.”

The U. S. Geological Service issued a report in April 2008, that only scientists and oil men knew was coming, but man was it big.

It was a revised report (hadn’t been updated since 1995) on how much oil was in this area of the western 2/3 of North Dakota, western South Dakota, and extreme eastern Montana.

Check THIS out:

The Bakken is the largest domestic oil discovery since Alaska’s Prudhoe Bay, and has the potential to eliminate all American dependence on foreign oil.  The Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates it at 503 billion barrels.  Even if just 10% of the oil is recoverable( 5 billion barrels), at $107 a barrel, we’re looking at a resource base worth more than $5.3 trillion.

“When I first briefed legislators on this, you could practically see their jaws hit the floor.  They had no idea..” says Terry Johnson, the Montana Legislature’s financial analyst.

“This sizable find is now the highest-producing onshore oil field found in the past 56 years,” reports The Pittsburgh Post Gazette.

It’s a formation known as the Williston Basin, but is more commonly referred to as the ‘Bakken.’  It stretches from Northern Montana, through North Dakota and into Canada.

For years, U. S. oil exploration has been considered a dead end.  Even the ‘Big Oil’ companies gave up searching for major oil wells decades ago.

However, a recent technological breakthrough has opened up the Bakken’s massive reserves, and we now have access of up to 500 billion barrels.  And because this is light, sweet oil, those billions of barrels will cost Americans just $16 PER BARREL!!!!!!

That’s enough crude to fully fuel the American economy for 2041 years straight.

And if THAT didn’t throw you on the floor, then this next one should – because it’s from 2006!!!!!!

U. S. Oil Discovery – Largest Reserve in the World
Stansberry Report Online – 4/20/2006

Hidden 1,000 feet beneath the surface of the Rocky Mountains lies the largest untapped oil reserve in the world.

It is more than 2 TRILLION barrels.  On August 8, 2005, President Bush mandated its extraction.

In three and a half years of high oil prices none has been extracted.

With this motherload of oil why are we still fighting over off-shore drilling?

They reported this stunning news: We have more oil inside our borders, than all the other proven reserves on earth.[!]

Here are the official estimates:

8 times as much oil as Saudi Arabia

18 times as much oil as Iraq

21 times as much oil as Kuwait

22 times as much oil as Iran

500 times as much oil as Yemen

…and it’s all right here in the Western United States!!!!!!

HOW can this BE?  HOW can we NOT BE extracting this?  Because the environmentalists and others have blocked all efforts to help America become independent of foreign oil!  Again, we are letting a small group of people dictate our lives and our economy.  WHY?

James Bartis, lead researcher with the study says we’ve got more oil in this very compact area than the entire Middle East, more than 2 TRILLION barrels untapped.  That’s more than all the proven oil reserves of crude oil in the world today, reports The Denver Post.

Don’t think ‘OPEC’ will drop its price even with this find?  Think again!  It’s all about the competitive marketplace, it has to.

Think OPEC just might be funding the environmentalists?

Got your attention yet?  Now, while you’re thinking about it, do this:

Pass this along.  If you don’t take a little time to do this, then you should stifle yourself the next time you complain about gas prices, by doing NOTHING, you forfeit your right to complain.

Now I just wonder what would happen in this country if every one of you sent this to every one in your address book.

By the way, this can be verified.

Check it out at the links below!!!!!!

United States Geological Service:
Cruz Construction:  [updated December 2, 2013.]

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Given such a BOON under the surface of American soil, why is the Federal Government not promoting oil drilling all over the Bakken?

Why is it blocking drilling every place it can?

Why would our government deliberately stymie creation of THOUSANDS OF JOBS, both in the Bakken and on the proposed pipeline still being blocked by the Obama Administration?

Why would it tyrannically oppress the People of this Great Nation by artificially forcing unconscionably high oil prices; not doing everything possible to cause them to drop like a ROCK!!!

Why doesn’t the news media, “Shout it from the rooftops?”  (When Self-Proclaimed Conservatives talk about North Dakota’s Oil Boom, they don’t emphasize the Bakken’s enormous size!)

BECAUSE the Collectivist/Progressive Agenda requires oppressing We the Sovereign American People, forcing us into submission to the Collective and to “redistribution” of our substance/property at the point of the unseen gun of governmental police power, within our Nation, and to the World.  All Americans pay for oil in some way.  What better way to strangle and control us?

“A well-instructed people alone can be permanently a free people.”    James Madison

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