Shale Oil Boom Could Be In Wyoming's Future.
Wyoming – Energy companies and Wall Street analysts say shale oil could boost U.S. onshore oil production for the first time in decades. This year, attention turned to southeastern Wyoming and northern Colorado, which could be sitting on a major shale oil deposit. First there was a land rush - and now exploration is underway. But as Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick reports, a land rush doesn't always translate to an oil boom.