Mancos shale oil potential large on Jicarilla lands in New Mexico

In these days when the oil and gas industry is looking for untapped resources overseas, a significant domestic resource is owned and managed by the Native American Tribes and Native Corporations of Alaska.The US Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published a report in 1994 that identified 950 million bbl of oil and 5.6 tcf of natural gas reserves on Native American held lands (BIA General Publication G-94-3). Click here to enlarge imageIn response to presidential direction the US Department of Energy (DOE) embarked on a program to encourage the managing tribes to develop this resource. A successful program would not only add to the domestic oil supply but enable the tribes to increase income...

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