The Case for Harold Hamm as Trump’s Energy Secretary. Larry_Kudlow, CNBC. @GZuckerman, WSJ.

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The Case for Harold Hamm as Trump’s Energy Secretary. Larry_Kudlow, CNBC. @GZuckerman, WSJ.

Continental Resources Chief Executive Harold Hamm is at the top of President-elect Donald Trump's list to serve as energy secretary, according to U.S. Representative Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, a Trump energy adviser who confirmed he is also under consideration for the job. "In my view, Harold Hamm has the right of first refusal," Cramer told Reuters in a telephone interview. "In my view, he's likely to be asked. And, because he's a patriot and an American, he's likely to say yes." Hamm, 70, became one of America's wealthiest men during the U.S. oil and gas drilling boom over the past decade, tapping into controversial hydraulic fracturing drilling technology to access vast deposits in North Dakota's shale fields. Continental spokeswoman Kristin Thomas said, "There has never been a conversation" between Trump and Hamm about the position. She declined to speculate on how Hamm would respond if asked to take the job. People close to Hamm were mixed on the possibility. "I think Harold would be great in the (Energy Secretary) job. If the president calls, I think he would do it," said Mike Cantrell, a former vice president of government affairs at Continental who remains close to Hamm.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-energy-hamm-idUSKBN1392AU


One portion of the giant field, known as the Wolfcamp formation, was found to hold 20 billion barrels of oil trapped in four layers of shale beneath West Texas. That’s almost three times larger than North Dakota’s Bakken play and the single largest U.S. unconventional crude accumulation ever assessed, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. At current prices, that oil is worth almost $900 billion. The estimate lends credence to the assertion from Pioneer Natural Resources CEO Scott Sheffield that the Permian’s shale could hold as much as 75 billion barrels, making it second only to Saudi Arabia’s Ghawar field. Irving-based Pioneer has been increasing its production targets all year as drilling in the Wolfcamp produced bigger gushers than the company’s engineers and geologists forecast. 
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http://www.businessinsider.com/usgs-estimates-20-billion-oil-barrels-in-texas-wolfcamp-shale-formation-2016-11

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/11/16/502337471/usgs-announces-its-largest-oil-and-gas-discovery-ever


http://bigstory.ap.org/article/0466ca821e2f42e59a80d1b5641f696e/wyoming-study-fracking-likely-not-behind-well-water-problem

https://www.amazon.com/JFK-Reagan-Revolution-American-Prosperity/dp/1595231145