You are about to hear one of the most important and most lucid deconstructions of the false promise of American energy independence.
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•Wells That Fizzle Are a ‘Potential Show Stopper’ for the Shale Boom •The View from Europe: America’s Shale Boom Looks More Like a Blip •BP carves off US shale gas operations into separate unit •Shale, the Last Oil and Gas Train: Interview with Arthur Berman …
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In 2013, 69 percent of Bakken oil traveled by rail; that percentage is expected to reach 90 percent this year.
•Fracking is depleting water supplies in America's driest areas, report shows •Why Shale Oil Boosters Are Charlatans In Disguise •Risks of Fracking Boom Draw Renewed Attention from Investors •Canadian awaits verdict on fracking nightmareF•ocus on well efficiency keeps …
In his latest research on shale oil French oil geologist Jean Laherrere from ASPO France estimates a Bakken shale oil peak in 2014.
•Are you opposed to fracking? Then you might just be a terrorist •Eni Is Said to Abandon Polish Shale Aspirations •Oil and gas: A new frontier •Emails reveal UK helped shale gas industry manage fracking opposition •A challenge to the UK shale gas industry •The US …
By now you'd think we'd be planning cautiously and conservatively for America's energy future. But thanks to the federal government's latest report on domestic energy, most everyone is again assuming that there's plenty of oil and nothing to worry about. Here's why it's dangerously wrong.
True stories from Walter Brasch, author of "Fracking Pennsylvania", plus Helen Rimmer from FOE UK and Sandra Steingraber.
On 10 December, Lt Col Davis and I convened video-linked gatherings in Washington and London of people who share our concerns about the risk of a global oil crisis.