“Kuwait On The Prairie”

 

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This is interesting..

Parts of North Dakota, Montana, and Saskatchewan in the United States are referred to as Kuwait on the Prairie because there has been some major oil/natural gas drilling works in that region since 2008. Oil was discovered there back in the 1950s but wasn’t able to be extracted until 6 years ago thanks to a new technology. The oil/gas field is so huge it shined brightly in one of NASA’s new satellite images.

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