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producing natural gas from shale

using hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling for natural gas production

using hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling for natural gas production

Geologists have long known about huge natural gas deposits trapped in shale rock formations, but it is only over the past decade that energy companies have combined two established technologies to unlock this resource. See how Chevron uses horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to safely produce natural gas from shale.

Updated: July 2015