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Marcellus shale

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hollywood Faces Fracking In ‘Promised Land’

The new movie “Promised Land” digs into the fierce national debate over fracking, the technique that’s generated a boom in U.S. natural gas production while also stoking controversy over its possible impact on the environment and human health.

01/02/2013

A quality control technician for Halliburton Energy Services Company, checks the levels of chemicals that are used in completing  a natural gas well.

Dallas-Based Gas Company To Invest $350M In W.Va.

A Dallas-based company is planning to spend $350 million on pipelines and a processing plant for natural gas pumped from the Marcellus shale in West Virginia.

CBSDFW.COM–11/22/2010