A former researcher at the Colorado School of Mines who left after coming under fire from drilling interests after he made critical comments about hydraulic fracturing or fracking has lost his job at the University of Wyoming.
Geoffrey Thyne lost his Wyoming job after an energy-drilling association expressed unhappiness with recent critical comments made by Thyne.
That has raised questions about academic freedom and the industry's influence in academia.
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Chesapeake Energy Corp,the Oklahoma-based firm is the No. 1 driller in Ohio.
Rig Count Interactive Map by Baker Hughes, an energy services company.
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