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    Ivan Seeking

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    Also notable, is the Green River Formation of Utah, Wyoming and Colorado, which contains an estimated 1.5 trillion barrels of oil trapped in shale rock.
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    And they all get brought up every time the price of gas goes up. My late wife, right at the time we were married, made a little killing on a tiny company called "Utah Shale". Its stock went from 3 to 30 in a few weeks after the middle eastern oil facilities were nationalized. We used the profits to buy our first house.
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