We all know the famous (and oversimplified) explanation of chaos theory. If a butterfly flaps in Moscow, it creates typhoons in Manila.

The basic point being there are no closed systems. Everything is affected by everything else. Even very distant things.

U.S. producer Range Resources proved yesterday the same is true for natural gas royalties.

One of Range's main producing regions is the Marcellus shale in Pennsylvania and Ohio. Like many producers, the company drills wells here and

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