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In the dozens of articles and obituaries written about George Mitchell, who died late last month at 94, the Texas oilman, entrepreneur and philanthropist was remembered mostly as the "father of the fracking boom," whose innovations led to the shale-gas revolution.
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USU Jon M. Huntsman School of Business; Shughart, William F. II; and Smith, J. Fish, "How a Goat-Farming Immigrant Changed Everything" (2013). Jon M. Huntsman School of Business News Collection. 76.