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by: Leo Galbadon
© 2014 New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources

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Horizontal drilling and advanced hydraulic fracturing techniques have opened up new underground reservoirs for oil and natural gas development that have increased production in New Mexico and across the country. Amid environmental concerns, the trend is gaining strength.

from: Lite Geology, Number 35, Spring 2014 (2.72 MB PDF)

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