Petroleum group says fracking helped reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Petroleum group says fracking helped reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Los Angeles Times | April 16, 2014 | by Ricardo Lopez

“America is leading the world in reducing greenhouse gases thanks, in part, to the revolution in natural gas production,” said the American Petroleum Institute’s spokesman Zachary Cikanek. “Innovations in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have helped make the U.S. the largest producer of natural gas in the world, and these technologies are a great example of how we can grow the economy, create jobs and protect the environment.”

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