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North Carolina Ain't Oklahoma

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During the oil shortage panic of the 1970s, large and small oil companies began searching all over America for possible oil wells, including along North Carolina's coastline in Dare, Currituck, Camden, Hyde, and Tyrrell Counties. Small communities like Stumpy Point experienced a boom in real estate prices with the rumors of possible natural gas. Most rumors proved false and the wells unprofitable.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 12, May 1974, p15-16, por