A new, landmark report shows that hopes of a long-term golden era in American oil & gas production are unfounded.
Articles: Shale gas (156)
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.
Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and James West spent a year investigating the ins and outs of the growing fracking industry in China. Host Alex Wise caught up with them to talk about how U.S. oil and gas interests are exporting fracking around the globe and how the technology may pose …
With 38% of Global Shale Gas Located in Regions of Water Stress, More Oversight of Fracking is Urgently Needed
As more data emerge, shale gas increasingly appears to be in the cross-hairs of the water-energy nexus, and far too little is being done to defuse impending conflicts.
The government’s case for shale looked increasingly shaky last week as a draft Defra report on the potential impact of fracking in rural areas was released with most crucial information simply removed.
Nearly half the UK is now open to fracking. The latest onshore oil and gas licensing round opened up most of England and the Midland Valley of Scotland for applications to drill...
This is a long read. Because the current 'debate' leaves out so much.
Long-term sustainability of industry is highly questionable, studies show.
Hopes of a shale bonanza to replace dwindling conventional resources took a battering this week.