Low oil prices made U.S. frackers lean and profitable

Jul 14, 2016
Even at prices half what they once were, U.S. oil producers can make a profit
Oil producers are using more efficient technology that allows them to make a profit drilling for oil when the price is as low as $60 a barrel. 
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