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Saturday, July 07, 2012

Demographics of Fracking Areas in North Carolina

Fracking Counties By Zip Code 






Durham
27517, 27519, 27560, 27613, 27701, 27703, 27704, 27705,
27706, 27707, 27708, 27709, 27710, 27711, 27712, 27713
Granville
27509, 27522, 27525, 27565, 27581, 
Lee
27330, 27332
Chatham
27252, 27312, 27330, 27502, 27517, 27519, 27523, 27559, 27562, 27713, 27312
Moore
27281, 28327, 27376, 27330, 27325, 
Wake
27502, 27511, 27513, 27518, 27519, 27522, 27523,
27539, 27540, 27560, 27562, 27587, 27617, 27713 
Montgomery
27229, 27281, 27306
Richmond
28091, 28338, 28379
Anson
28091, 28133, 28135, 28170 
Rockingham
27025, 27027, 27048, 27288
Stokes
27019, 27025, 27052, 
Yadkin
27055
Davie
27028



Companies Interested in Fracking in North Carolina

Nine companies have an interest in fracking in North Carolina. They are:

Natural gas companies 1) PSNC Energy and 2) Piedmont Natural Gas; Electric utilities Progress Energy,

3) Duke Energy (Duke & Progress Energy merged) and 4) Dominion Resources, which are expanding their use of natural gas to produce power;

5) General Electric, which has invested in natural gas reserves in other states and introduced a mobile evaporator to help gas drillers recycle water;

6) Weyerhaeuser, a major landowner that has invested in shale deposits;

Natural gas producer 7) Koch Industries; and

Railroad companies 8) Norfolk Southern and 9) CSX, which are seeing an increase in fracking-related shipping.

(Indy Week, 5/30/2012)

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