December 24, 2012

Gas Gusher Re-Writing the Power Rules

Jesse David Jenkins, Discover Magazine


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The United States' energy balance shifted dramatically in 2012 as natural gas production in North America surged, driven by the controversial extraction method known as fracking. Last April natural gas tied coal as the top electricity-producing fuel in the United States (each generated 32 percent of the total). . .

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TAGGED: Shale Gas, Natural Gas, U.S. Energy Policy, Domestic Energy, Global Energy, Global Energy Market, Discover Magazine

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