Despite the economy and lower prices for natural gas.
The number of oil wells completed in 2008 was 6,208, up 1,124 from 2007 (5,084). The RRC reported that 10,361 gas wells were completed, an increase of 1,718 from 8,643 the previous year. It also showed that the total number of holes drilled was 22,615, up almost 2,000 (1,996) from 20,619 in 2007.
Drilling permit rate highest since 1985
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Sharon Wilson is considered a leading citizen expert on the impacts of shale oil and gas extraction. She is the go-to person whether it’s top EPA officials from D.C., national and international news networks, or residents facing the shock of eminent domain and the devastating environmental effects of natural gas development in their backyards.
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