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Thursday, April 4, 2013

Shale boom fuels ‘madhouse’ in Texas

A worker signals to the driller to pull up pipe on Orion Drilling’s Perseus rig in Webb County, Texas. The Perseus is drilling for oil and gas in the Eagle Ford Shale, a rock formation underlying an area of south and east Texas. The formation could yield up to 900,000 barrels of crude per day by 2016.