Elk Hills, a United States naval petroleum reserve in southern California. The reserve is in Kern County, near Bakersfield. Some of the oil fields are privately owned. The navy, however, regulates all drilling activity. The reserve was involved in the Teapot Dome Scandal of the 1920's.
Wyoming, one of the western states of the United States. It is sparsely settled, marked by great open spaces.
Utah, one of the western states of the United States. It covers 84,904 square miles (219,902 km2) and borders Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, and Wyoming.