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Move Over Coal - Here Comes Shale Gas

"Step aside, coal. Thanks to shale, natural gas is the new energy source of choice. [1] It’s carbon-friendly, has been relatively inexpensive, and there’s plenty of it. Huge shale supplies—and the technology that enables us to access them—have made natural gas cheaper than ever at 70% off its peak in 2008.[2] The US electricity industry is the biggest user of natural gas, spurring a 45% increase in natural gas’s share of the US electricity market over the past decade.[3] The possibility that natural gas may replace coal in powering American electricity is a real one. Fracking, the controversial technique that injects millions of gallons of chemical-laced water into the shale under high pressure, has provided access to reserves (inventory of producible gas) with the potential to meet US demand for decades—even centuries.[4] See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
75.0% Marcellus 9.7%
19.9% EQT Corporation EQT 1.5%
18.5% Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation COG 21.7%
12.9% Antero Resources Corp AR 25.3%
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9.7% Barnett 18.1%
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5.7% Woodford 17.4%
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4.3% Eagle Ford 33.3%
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4.2% Fayetteville 52.0%
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1.0% Haynesville 52.8%
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