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GOP candidates Kashkari, Donnelly want to tap Monterey Shale oil
GOP candidates Kashkari, Donnelly want to tap Monterey Shale oil

Republican gubernatorial candidates Neel Kashkari and Tim Donnelly, who have both made fracking for oil the centerpieces of their plans to create jobs, were in rare agreement Wednesday as they brushed off a recent federal report that most of the oil in a vast California deposit is not recoverable now. A report released by the U.S. Energy Administration last week estimated that 600 million barrels of oil could be extracted from subterranean rock spread across much of Central California, known as the Monterey Shale, rather than the 13.7 billion barrels once thought recoverable — a 96% reduction. Kashkari, after speaking to a Republican women's luncheon in Chula Vista on...

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