The Other Bakken BOOM

Crane-Murdoch, Sierra
April 2012
High Country News;4/16/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p10
The article focuses on the state of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota. It mentions an auction held by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) officials, in which parts of the reservation center are up for bid for its oil reserves and bakken formations. It mentions the law amended by North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan, in which leases related to Indian mineral owners may be approved by the Interior Department.


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