Hidden Treasure

Submitted for Friday FictioneersMy story follows the picture prompt. Other stories can be read by clicking on the little blue frog at the end of this post.  Enjoy!

PHOTO PROMPT -© Marie Gail Stratford

-© Marie Gail Stratford

“This is the land you have been paying taxes on for the last ten years? This pathetic brown grass with decaying buildings. It’s worthless. Sell it! I don’t want the hassle of inheriting it.

“There is  something  you need to know Junior. Seismic imaging over the last years have confirmed that hidden some one thousand  beneath the surface of this “pathetic” brown grass lies the largest untapped oil reserves in the U.S. Latest estimate is that there could be as much as 2 million barrels.”

“What’s the latest price of a barrel of oil dad?”

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