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USGS to perform new Bakken, 3 Forks oil study

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BISMARCK (AP) -- The U.S. Geological Survey says it will perform a new assessment of the Bakken and Three Forks oil formations in North Dakota and Montana.

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Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar made the announcement Thursday, saying there is "significant new geological information" and new oil drilling technologies since the government did its last study in 2008.

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