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Shale emerges as top revenue driver for oilfield companies

More than half of U.S. oil field services companies and 40 percent of independent upstream producers see shale development and production as a crucial component of their business.
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Oil & gas industry missing opportunities to cut methane emissions, consulting firm says

ICF International estimates that methane emissions in the industry could be reduced by up to 40% for a total cost of less than a penny per thousand cubic feet.
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EPA presents guidance on permitting use of diesel in fracking

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has presented its draft guidelines for states regarding issuing permits to drilling companies that use diesel fuel in fracking oil and natural gas wells.
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Methane-capturing equipment at drilling sites cuts emissions by 97%

The U.S. oil and gas industry has made significant progress in reducing the amounts of methane leaking from natural gas wells into the atmosphere.
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Jobs in oil, gas industry increase 40% in 2007-2012

Latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that more than 162,000 new jobs in the U.S. oil and gas industry were created between 2007 and 2012, highlighting the importance of the industry to the national economy.
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US oil companies sell assets overseas to invest at home

A number of large American companies have made arrangements to sell their assets abroad and redirect their capital toward domestic projects.
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