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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Mar 28, 2011
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MID-DAY UPDATE: AT&T hopes to acquire T-Mobile, Japanese concerns mount over food radiation exposure

Mar 21, 2011
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Japan continues to regain control of reactor, Banks return 99% of TARP

Mar 17, 2011
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Mid-day Update: More on Japan, goodbye Zune

Mar 15, 2011
On today's show, Marketplace continued to follow the effects of Friday's earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Japanese government is monitoring the...

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MID-DAY UPDATE: How Japan will change the global economy

Mar 14, 2011
Tokyo's Nikkei was down 6 percent. The biggest drop since the financial crisis. Toyota says its plants will be shut down this week. Sony and Nissan...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Gary Locke expected to be new U.S. Ambassador to China, Oil prices fall on OPEC discussions

Mar 8, 2011
Today President Obama is expected to nominate Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be the new U.S. Ambassador to China. He'd be the first Chinese-Ame...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Oil prices rise again, LVMH eyes something shiny at Bulgari

Mar 7, 2011
Oil is trading above $106 a barrel today on news of the continued unrest in Libya. Here in the U.S., gas prices have topped $3.50 a gallon -- tha...