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The American Shale Boom Has Barely Even Begun

• Business Insider
 This week, we explained why America's shale oil and gas boom is a true-blue economic game changer, and not just a flash in the pan.

It comes down to the fact that we've barely scratched the surface of all the fuel beneath our feet.

This morning, the EIA provided another reason why the boom is only getting started.

Pennsylvania's natural gas production rose 66% in 2012, despite reduced drilling activity, the agency reports. Here's the chart:

How is this possible?

It turns out that until recently, the state only possessed "limited pipeline and processing infrastructure."



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