The evidence suggests the United States is playing energy poker with a pair of jacks in its hand, but betting as if it had four aces.
Articles: Shale gas (163)
The term shale revolution has been used so much that it almost has no meaning anymore.
A liquified natural gas industry, as currently promoted by British Columbia's Liberal government, is not viable at current natural gas prices, and the proposed industry tax regime actually "gives a subsidy to the LNG industry," according to a royalty expert.
Tom Corbett became the only GOP incumbent governor not re-elected for a second term in the recent 2014 mid-term elections. Backed by the powerful oil and gas industry, it appears this overwhelming industry support may have cost Corbett a second term.
The implications of the EIA being wrong on its projections of cheap and abundant gas for decades are considerable.
The oil price drop may be seen by some as a Christmas present for motorists, but is it a crisis in the making.
This report not only exposes the lobbying apparatus that has successfully opened the door for LNG exports, but also the PR professionals paid to sell them to the U.S. public.
A new, landmark report shows that hopes of a long-term golden era in American oil & gas production are unfounded.
Drilling Deeper: A Reality Check On U.S. Government Forecasts For a Lasting Tight Oil & Shale Gas Boom
Drilling Deeper reviews the twelve shale plays that account for 82% of the tight oil production and 88% of the shale gas production in the U.S.
Host Alex Wise caught up with Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and James West to talk about how U.S. oil and gas interests are exporting fracking around the globe and how the technology may pose risks in China that even exceed those associated with coal.