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US tops world's natural gas production

Technological advances lead to huge surge in domestic output of energy source, making country world's leading producer.

Last Modified: 01 Sep 2013 13:11
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Over the past few decades, the US has been increasingly dependent on imports to meet its growing hunger for energy. But technological advancements have now led to a huge surge in domestic output - and the US is now the world's largest natural-gas producer.

The impact of this development is being felt across the globe. Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Texas.

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