Drilling for Billions: Dakota's Reality, Kern County's Dream

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US Map
A look at the locations and sizes of the Monterey and Bakken shale deposits.
Bakken Shale rig count
According to Baker Hughes, there are 185 rigs operating on the Bakken Shale as of August 2013.
Monterey Shale Map
A map of the Monterey Shale Deposits throughout California.
Bakken Shale Map
Covering over 200,000 square miles, 900,000 bbl come out of the Bakken Shale every day.

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