Rig Hands Work at a Hydraulic Fracturing Site in Pennsylvania

Rig Hands Work at a Hydraulic Fracturing Site in Pennsylvania

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Rig hands move equipment at a hydraulic fracturing site located atop the Marcellus shale rock formation in Washington Township, Pennsylvania. Production from shale deposits in the U.S. Northeast and Midwest climbed to a record 16.1 billion cubic feet a day in the week ended May 9, Credit Suisse Group AG said in a report May 15.