Fracking The Virus: How Oil And Gas Contribute To The Fight Against COVID-19

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NEWARK, DE - DECEMBER 21: President-elect Joe Biden (L) receives a COVID-19 Vaccination from nurse ... [+] practitioner Tabe Mase at ChristianaCare Christiana Hospital on December 21, 2020 in Newark, Delaware. The rollout of the Moderna vaccine, the second approved for use in the United States, began shipping to sites around the country today. (Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images) Getty Images The oil and natural gas industry has made massive contributions to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic over the last year.

Those contributions have gone largely unnoticed by consumers and the news media, and that’s a good thing for all of us. Our society has faced many shortages and deprivations during this COVID-19 pandemic which has lasted for a full year now and shows no real signs of abating. From toilet paper to paper towels, Clorox CLX Wipes to Pine-Sol, pork loins to ramen soup, Americans have had to find ways to do without items they had come to take for granted in their daily lives. One thing Americans have not had to do without at any point during this ongoing crisis is something so fundamental that more...