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.
California, a state in the western United States. It is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, and Mexico and stretches along the Pacific Ocean for roughly 800 miles (1,300 km).
Idaho, one of the western states of the United States. It is part of the area known as the Pacific Northwest and is bordered by Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana and by British Columbia, Canada.