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Citation Label: GEN467
Publication Name: Alberta’s seismic shale boom
Publication Type: News
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Author Name: Rockie's Today
Other Authors: Mountain West News
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Publication Year: 2018
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Annotation: Fracking-linked quakes rock Alberta boomtown In the Western Alberta town of Fox Creek, roughnecks shuffle through hotel lobbies, freight trucks choke slushy streets and, every once in a while, tremors shake the earth. Welcome to Canada’s biggest shale boom. Here, the prize is condensate, an ultra-light oil that’s perfect for diluting the heavy tar-sands crude for which Alberta is known.
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