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Dec 6, 2015 10:17pm EST
considered sacrosanct. drilling for natural gas is taking place in george washington national forest in virginia. >> it is a trend that more and more local utilities are getting into because they have to protect their pipeline supply in some way. they are going into drilling programs such as this one, building synthetic gas plants, importing liquefied natural gas. because for at least the foreseeable future we don't , anticipate any major increase in the pipeline quantity of gas available to us. narrator: but, as many wells may be drilled, the prospect of big strikes on this continent appear remote. while the average well in the middle east produces 5000 barrels of oil per day, the best producing wells in the united states provide far less. and proven reserves in the lower 48 states grow smaller every year. though exploration has been stepped up, production continues to lag. the search goes on elsewhere. we are tapping huge reserves on the north slope of alaska. some geologists claim that the world's greatest fossil fuel resources lie beneath ocean waters in the north sea, off indonesia
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