2012-01-12 / Local News
Local Officials Off to New Mexico Gas Fields
While the natural gas industry’s presence in northern Pennsylvania certainly isn’t breaking news, it is still relatively new to the area when compared to parts of the country where natural gas has been extracted from both shale rock and sand for as much as a half a century. Extraction of natural gas in New Mexico began in the 1920s and kicked into high gear in the 1950s.
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