West Bay Exploration Suspends Shelby Township Drilling

(Shelby Township, MI) -- A Traverse City-based company is suspending work at its oil exploration site in Shelby Township. West Bay Exploration released a statement yesterday committing to ending work near 25 Mile and Dequindre roads indefinitely by the end of the week. Several hundred concerned people attended a meeting last week after a test well was put in the ground. West Bay wrote in its statement that it needs to work with neighbors and state officials to address concerns before moving forward.