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Half of all US drilling rigs may be powered by gas by 2018: industry executives


Industry executives and analysts foresee a dramatic move away from diesel for drilling operations that could lead to at least half all of US rigs being powered by natural gas in the next five years. Platts North American natural gas editors, Eunice Bridges and Leticia Vasquez, discuss the numerous reasons behind this massive shift, with cheap gas supplies and environmental factors being two major driving forces.



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