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Shale oil helps revive East Coast refineries

Offers cheaper gas; US could top Saudi output

Hydraulic fracturing -- or fracking -- is so dramatically increasing domestic production that the United States is projected to surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest oil producer by 2017.


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