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Assessment of the Bakken Formation will begin in Fiscal Year 2012 [archive]
Assessment of the Bakken Formation will begin in Fiscal Year 2012 [archive]

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NEW  USGS Releases Updated Bakken and New Three Forks Oil and Gas Assessment (04/30/2013)

NOTE: The Information below is superseded by the April 2013 published materials on the Bakken and Three Forks Assessment (see link above). 

DOI Press Release: USGS is updating the Bakken Formation Oil Assessment in North Dakota, Montana
DOI Press Release (05/19/2011)

Previous USGS Press Release: 3 to 4.3 Billion Barrels of Technically Recoverable Oil Assessed in North Dakota and Montana’s Bakken Formation—25 Times More Than 1995 Estimate
USGS Press Release (4/10/08) 

Fact Sheet 2008–3021

FAQs about the Bakken Formation.

Assessment GIS Data

Open-File Report 2008–1353 (Posters)

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USGS Podcast (Episode 38):  3 to 4.3 Billion Barrels of Oil in North Dakota and Montana

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