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Report bumps oil estimate for Williston Basin

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The government estimates that 7.4 billion barrels of oil can be recovered from the Bakken and Three Forks formations in the Dakotas and Montana, using current technology.

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The U.S. Geological Survey estimate released Tuesday increases an earlier estimate by more than 3 billion barrels.

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