Instead of flaring, some producers experiment with natural gas

Bloomberg News reports how a handful of drillers in Texas are experimenting with pumping highly-pressurized natural gas back down into their wells as a way to deal with the gas glut and increase oil production.
The news agency says EOG Resources Inc. is leading the movement, pumping the pressurized gas into wells that are no longer prime sources of oil.  The wells are capped to build up pressure and possibly dislodge oil still in the rock formations.
Here’s how Bloomberg reported the story:
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