Others in his industry have largely ignored the wide swath of New Brunswick that so intrigues Steve Mueller. They've never bet on lucrative reserves of oil and gas deep in the rock. He is.
The president and CEO of Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN), a Houston-based company famous for discovering a massive natural gas resource in a shale deposit in Arkansas, has committed to spend about $47 million exploring for oil and gas on about one million hectares in New Brunswick. Telegraph Journal, May 1, 2010