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Global natural gas supply may be 'magnitudes' larger than latest estimates

By Jim Mackinnon Published: June 12, 2013

A naturally occuring "eternal flame" in New York state could change the world's assumptions about how much natural gas is available, says a research report published at the NASDAQ stock exchange website.

Wyatt Investment Research: "One eternal flame located just south of Buffalo, NY could change every assumption about energy in America. 

"Tucked behind a small waterfall in a county park - at the northern edge of the Marcellus Shale, a naturally occurring eternal flame flickers in the town of Orchard Park, New York.

"... For investors, there is an important takeaway.

"There is likely to be much more natural gas throughout the world than previously thought. Not just a little bit more. But much, much more.

"We're talking orders of magnitude."

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