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Finding Oil In Texas Is Easy, Just Look On The Ground

Dave Fehling

Unal Okyay at the University of Houston analyzes satellite images of Utah indicating oil & gas seeps.
There's a lot of drilling going on in Texas for oil and gas. So much, that Texas is a big reason why the United States is now producing more oil than it imports. But it all begins with what in the oil business is the most fundamental of challenges: finding the right place to drill, a place to hit "black gold", not a "dry hole." StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling has more.
Very small concentrations, yet they're significant as far as providing clues as to the location of oil and gas.”

—Deet Schumacher

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Dave Fehling

Energy & Environment Reporter for StateImpact

Dave Fehling is KUHF's Energy and Environment Reporter. His reporting is a part of StateImpact, a collaboration with KUT in Austin and NPR...