Articles Tagged "South Dakota"

Could South Dakota Host the Next Bakken Oil Formation?

Oil – A land purchase in South Dakota by a small, Texas-based independent Bedrock Oil & Gas Co. has led to speculation that the state could possibly hold a Bakken-sized oil formation hosting 3 to 24 billion barrels of oil.

Board approves plan to drill more uranium test holes

Rapid City Journal reports Powertech Uranium was granted more testing on holes in South Dakota by the government despite protests by various groups. Powertech already has a state permit for 155 exploratory holes near Edgemont, but it plans to drill 30 additional holes about 600 feet deep in an attempt to find areas that have [...]