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What is Fracking?

What is Fracking?

Fracking, which is also termed “hydraulic fracturing”, is a method used to obtain natural gas and oil. It is currently the mode of extraction for approximately 50% of the oil and gas produced in the United States. There are 360,000 people employed in...
A Better Way To Go

A Better Way To Go

Natural Gas Vehicles Gaining in Popularity  Gassing up the car is increasingly taking on new meaning in the Peach State and around the nation. Use of natural gas for transportation is growing worldwide. In the next few years, North America is expected to see some...
The Pros and Cons of Fracking

The Pros and Cons of Fracking

Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is a method of natural gas and oil extraction. The fracking process involves drilling into shale rock formations and injecting a high pressure mixture of water, chemicals and sand to release natural gas and oil. Recent technological...
Market Effects of Shale Gas

Market Effects of Shale Gas

The combination of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling has enabled us to tap into large deposits of shale resources that contain crude oil and natural gas. Shale resources were not available a decade ago, and its emergence in the United States has positioned...