North Dakota's oil rising in importance
President Obama has suspended all new deep-water drilling permits for six months and extended a moratorium on continued drilling at 33 deep-water exploratory wells in the Gulf of Mexico. With deepwater oil drilling on hold for the time being, what are the other domestic sources of oil?
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Sen. Byron Dorgon, D-North Dakota, about reserves in his state. The U.S. Geological Survey has determined that North Dakota has more oil reserves than any of the other lower 48 states.
- Morning Edition, 06/03/2010, 8:40 a.m.