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Posted Apr 21, 2011 22:45 UTC (Thu) by SEJeff (subscriber, #51588)
If they didn't call it quits, it would fall into a 3rd world country or be absorbed by the Mexican drug cartels.
Posted Apr 21, 2011 23:27 UTC (Thu) by jonabbey (subscriber, #2736)
Posted Apr 22, 2011 1:20 UTC (Fri) by nicooo (guest, #69134)
Posted Apr 26, 2011 7:27 UTC (Tue) by ssmith32 (subscriber, #72404)
There's some big oil companies there, but they're drilling elsewhere. I believe the biggest find by far in the US (in recent years), is the Bakken formation in Montana. Last assessment was about 22 billion barrels of oil (2008 USGS survey) - but only about 3-5 billion are recoverable. And yes, this is mostly from the last New Yorker.
But Wikipedia seems to agree:
So,yah, bye bye Texas :)
Even better - with no say in our government, we could finally actually tax the oil companies, via tariffs, all the drilling they do elsewhere, etc.
Posted Apr 22, 2011 1:11 UTC (Fri) by jd (guest, #26381)
Posted Apr 22, 2011 15:43 UTC (Fri) by tjc (subscriber, #137)
I will hear no slander against the great nation of Texas! ;-)
(Says he from the DPRM...)
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