Shale pioneer George Mitchell receives award from Texas House

05/13/2013 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

The Texas House of Representatives has honored oilman George Mitchell for his contributions to the oil and natural gas industry. Mitchell, through his company Mitchell Energy, mixed horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing that resulted in the development of the Barnett Shale play in Texas and in turn helped spark a domestic shale production boom.

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