August 14, 2017: The region is home to the Paradox Basin, which is estimated to hold between a quarter to a third of the nation's domestic potash resource.
Ah, yes, the things I forget to link. I just noticed that among the myriad oil basins I have linked at the sidebar at the right, somehow I forgot to include the Paradox.
Here is the USGS pdf on the Paradox Basin, dated 2011.
Here are a few posts from the blog that are relevant:
- The Paradox Basin: an MDU teaser / cryptic comment -- November 4, 2012
- Million-plus EURs far exceeding those in the Bakken could be a game changer -- April 13, 2014
- Fidelity announces a nice well in Paradox Basin -- April 25, 2012