What we value
Salt. Oil. Natural gas. Even gypsum. Plenty of natural resources exist in Kansas, and folks bringing them to the surface are generating millions of dollars in revenue as work continues to stretch their investments into the future. Check out Underground Kansas’ most marketable materials.
Each day, workers blast, scoop up, crush and haul tons of salt to the surface — part of an underground operation that’s been mining away at a massive vein of sodium chloride that shows no signs of slowing down.
Oil and gas at Ted’s Z Bar Ranch
Ranch manager Keith Yearout sees value and opportunity in all the oil and natural gas buried beneath Ted Turner's Z Bar Ranch in Kansas.
Keith Yearout: ‘We're expected to make a profit’
- Hutchison salt mines key to keeping wintry roads clear March 9, 2009