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Mississippi’s Oil Hopes

Thu, Feb 27, 2014 (11:48 a.m.)

Oil companies plan a big increase in drilling activity in 2014 in southwest Mississippi, and need to secure mineral, gas and oil rights from property owners. . They’re trying to extract oil from a formation called the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, which one study says could hold 7 billion barrels.

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