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— On Fri, 10/24/08, James Ricketts <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: James Ricketts <email@example.com>
Subject: Fw: Oil Reserves in the USA
To: "John/Barb Ricketts" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Friday, October 24, 2008, 12:34 PM> > OIL IN USA !!!!!! > > > > GOOGLE it or follow this link. It will blow your mind. > http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=1911> > The U.S. Geological Service issued a report in April ('08) that only > scientists and oilmen knew was coming, but man was it big. It was a > revised report (hadn't been updated since '95) 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... 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.' And 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 41 years > straight. > > 2. [And if THAT didn't throw you on the floor, then this next one should - > because it's from TWO YEARS AGO, people!] > > 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 > is more than 2 TRILLION barrels. On August 8, 2005 President Bush mandated > its extraction. > > 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 > Democrats, environmentalists and left wing Republicans have blocked all > efforts to help America become independent of foreign oil. > > 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. > ---- > [Got your attention/ire up yet? Hope so! Now, while you're thinking > about it ... and hopefully P.O'd, do this: > > 3. Forward this to all your thinking friends. If you don't take a little > time to do this, then you should stifle yourself the next time you want to > complain about gas prices .. because by doing NOTHING, you've forfeited > 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. > >