Shale Boom Lenders Set Aside Cash to Cover Sour Energy Loans

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A worker checks the drilling rig before attaching it to the turntable on Endeavor Energy Resources LP's Big Dog Drilling Rig 22 in the Permian basin outside of Midland, Texas, U.S., on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.

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Wells Fargo & Co., Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., among the biggest lenders bankrolling the U.S. shale revolution, are setting aside more cash to cover souring energy loans.

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