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Meet the company mining bitcoin using the flare gas from oil drilling - and drawing investment from Coinbase and the Winklevii

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

One of Crusoe Energy's flare-mitigation centres in Montana.
Crusoe Energy
Crusoe Energy captures the energy from flare gas at oil patches and uses it to "mine" bitcoin.
The company is now one of the US's biggest miners and has attracted investment from Coinbase.
The crypto world is increasingly focused on the climate, particularly after Elon Musk's criticisms.
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