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Release The Bakken: The North Dakota-Montana Energy Boom

The Bakken-Three Forks Shale Formation
(The Bakken-Three Forks Shale Formation)

Since the recent development of hydraulic fracturing drilling technology in 2008, vast deposits of US oil and natural gas trapped in shale formations have become reachable, spiking prices for land and development leases in locations not associated with such booms since the 19th century gold rush. The names of shale formations on the lips of property professionals across the country seem to have turned them into amateur geologists.

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