Top Ten Drilling Companies in the United States

Fracking is a hugely profitable business dominated by large multinational oil companies. The 10 biggest drillers account for more than one-third of all U.S. natural gas production.



In 2011, the biggest players in fracking natural gas were:

Exxon Mobil
Average Daily Natural Gas Production: 3.9 billion cubic feet
Chesapeake Energy Average Daily Natural Gas Production: 2.6 billion cubic feet
Anadarko Petroleum Average Daily Natural Gas Production: 2.4 billion cubic feet
Devon Energy Average Daily Natural Gas Production: 2 billion cubic feet
BP Average Daily Natural Gas Production: 1.9 billion cubic feet
Encana Average Daily Natural Gas Production: 1.8 billion cubic feet
ConocoPhillips Average Daily Natural Gas Production: 1.6 billion cubic feet
Southwestern Energy Average Daily Natural Gas Production: 1.3 billion cubic feet
Williams Energy Average Daily Natural Gas Production: 1.2 billion cubic feet

Source: ProPublica



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350 Connecticut

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Citizens Campaign for the CONNECTICUT ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORTING A BAN ON FRACKING WASTE

350 Connecticut

Audubon Connecticut

Citizens Campaign for the Environment

Collaborative Center for Justice

The Connecticut Fund for the Environment

ECHO

Environment Connecticut

Environment and Human Health, Inc.

Food & Water Watch

Grassroots Environmental Education

Housatonic Valley 350.org

League of Women Voters of Connecticut

T
he Middletown Garden Club

New Haven Environmental Justice

NOFA

People's Action for Clean Energy Inc.

Rivers Alliance of CT

Save the Sound

Sierra Club
CT Chapter


Toxics Action Center Campaigns

Watershed Partnership

Connecticut Fund for the Environment

ECHO

Environment Connecticut

Environment and Human Health, Inc.

Food & Water Watch

Grassroots Environmental Education

Housatonic Valley 350.org

League of Women Voters of Connecticut

The Middletown Garden Club

New Haven Environmental Justice

NOFA

People's Action for Clean Energy Inc.

Rivers Alliance of CT

Save the Sound

Sierra Club
CT Chapter


Toxics Action Center Campaigns

Watershed Partnership