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AFPM IPC: Shale gas carrying US economy despite politics

6:11 AM MDT | March 29, 2013 | —Clay Boswell in San Antonio

Unconventional gas and oil development has kept the US economy afloat, according to Charles Drevna, president of American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), and it could underpin a genuine recovery if given the chance. Drevna spoke to the press at the AFPM’s 2013 International Petrochemical Conference (IPC) at San Antonio. “If it weren’t for the oil and natural gas and the associated... petrochemical businesses here in the United States, what would be driving this economy?” he asked. “We are the force that continues to...

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