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KSFY Exclusive: Oil Developers Eyeing South Dakota

KSFY -- For the last year-and-a-half, we have been reporting on what South Dakota state geologists believe is a large oil deposit in the northwest part of the state.
It's called the Three Forks Sanish; geologists say it is an off shoot of the huge Bakken oil formation which has led to an oil boom in North Dakota.
Since early 2011, state leaders in Pierre...up to and including Governor Daugaard...have been working to convince oil companies to take a chance and drill into the three forks deposit. To no avail. Until now.

It is the wish and the hope that could lead South Dakota into a billion dollar business.
In this remote part of northwest South Dakota, near the town of Buffalo, lies a potential gold mine:
Oil. Underground deposits state geologists believe could rival the deposits acros


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ARCO
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Message Posted: May 1, 2012 10:28:16 AM

HOPE SO
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in the long run, Kar, you're probably right. Only time will tell about the real consequences.
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2012 3:39:52 PM

Not good for North Dakota and probably not good for SD.
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2012 1:11:17 PM

Thank you for posting.
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Keep on findin it!
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2012 10:21:51 AM

Drill, drill, drill
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2012 8:34:51 AM

Isn't this old news?
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ok
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2012 9:09:25 PM

GOOD stuff happens there with a REPUBLICAN governor and only 3 % unemployment rate.
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sweet
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oil jobs have done well there
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Ok
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2012 9:06:13 PM

good for SD. however, the greenies will block it, they would rather the American $$$'s go to the Middle East.
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good
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Good for them.
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good now we have some more oil that we not going to use
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Bakken may hold more oil than the whole middle east!!!....
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Screw OPEC we have oil too...
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2012 8:26:19 PM

I hope they develop these oil resources.

Get rid of the drag - EPA, DNR & BHO.
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hhhmmmmmm, why not
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good
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Nice
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How wonderful for SD!
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Gooooood!!!
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Take that peak oil proponents.
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so the Dakota's will be where the money is at
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2012 8:10:46 PM

This sounds great. More jobs for the state & another step towards independence.
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OK
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good dhan more
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fine by me
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Ok
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wow
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" But adding to the risk and the cost: President Obama's rejection of the northern section of the Keystone X-L pipeline"

The President didn't reject the XL pipeline! He said, he would sign it if all the environmental issues were met or resolved. They weren't and he kept his word. I guess the writer wanted to make this a political issue for the oil companies that want to export our resources abroad.
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Drill Baby Drill!
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Hope it's a good move.
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more jobs are always good...
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It would be a big move for that State.
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Let's get going.
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more oil for china
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Convince the public that this will work and we'll see a whole fleet of these ships.
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More good news.
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They'll just sell it to the highest bidder, most likely overseas.
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well good,,drill and produce jobs...
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