Monthly Archives: November 2012

Green River play dwarfs OPEC

Did the IEA people know about the Green River shale deposit under Utah?

“A recent report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office estimated that if half of the oil bound up in the rock of the Green River Formation could be recovered it would be “equal to the entire world’s proven oil reserves.”

“Both the GAO and private industry estimate the amount of oil recoverable to be 3 trillion barrels.

‘In the past 100 years — in all of human history — we have consumed 1 trillion barrels of oil. There are several times that much here,’ said Roger Day, vice president for operations for American Shale Oil (AMSO)”