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Directional drilling

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New Study Looks At Fracking & Groundwater Contamination

A new study suggests hydraulic fracturing, or fracking may not directly cause groundwater contamination at some oil and gas well sites.

CBS 11–09/15/2014

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Texas Could Become First To Disclose Fracking Fluids

A legislative committee is considering a bill that would make Texas the first state to demand gas drillers make public the chemicals they use to shatter and permeate thick rock formations.

03/28/2011