I was a little hesitant to send this due to last week's discussion about
the Bakken shale formation, but I think it is important for BEST'ers to
get a feel for some of the more credible information about unconventional
oil production in the US West.
A new drilling technique is opening up vast fields of previously
out-of-reach oil in the western United States, helping reverse a
two-decade decline in domestic production of crude.