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What portion of all U.S. crude oil production is achieved through fracking?

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In 2016, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that fracking is responsible for "about half of total U.S. crude oil production," and this has "allowed the United States to increase its oil production faster than at any time in its history." Likewise, U.S. natural gas production increased by 49% from 2005 to 2017, primarily due to fracking.

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