U.S. firms should reveal more on shale drilling: Chevron

Reuters: Natural gas drillers are doing too little to inform the public about the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, a practice essential for tapping the United States' shale gas reserves, a Chevron executive told a federal panel on Wednesday. Advances in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, have led to a boom in shale gas drilling, but the expansion of shale gas development has led to concerns about potential water contamination. While companies have begun releasing some details about the chemicals......

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