Drilling in state shale scales back

Low prices cited in 50% dip in rigs

Posted: January 20, 2013 at 3:27 a.m.

Drilling in Arkansas’ Fayetteville Shale has slowed to a pace that reflects modest market prices for natural gas, prices that aren’t expected to rebound anytime soon from 2012’s lows, analysts say.

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