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Kgh Operating Company

A piece of the oil action

A piece of the oil action

The secret has been well-kept until now, but Central Montana is sitting on an oil field that some suggest could be a mini-Bakken, the boom that turned western North Dakota into the country’s top oil play.

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Fracking draws more criticism

In the horizontal hydraulic fracking process, the driller punches down to the rock formation and then turns 90 degrees and drills horizontally for two miles.

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Tom Hauptman owner of KGH Operating Company

Tom Hauptman owner of KGH Operating Company

Tom Hauptman, an independent oil-and-gas producer and owner of KGH Operating Company in Billings, believes the Heath Shale formation north of Roundup has the potential to be this region's mini-Bakken field.

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