February 11, 2013

Slate Throws Brakes on Shale Gravy Train

W.R. Mead, The American Interest


Google Images

An article in Slate is throwing the brakes on the shale train. University of Chicago Professor Raymond T. Pierrehumbert is critical of bullish predictions of America’s bright energy future. . .

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Energy Investment, Shale Oil, Shale Gas, Slate Magazine, The American Interest

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

October 17, 2013
Are We Setting Ourselves Up for a Shale Bust?
W.R. Mead, The A.I.
A new report warns that as the shale revolution pumps new life into American energy production, it also leaves states vulnerable to global energy price swings. Between 2010 and 2012, oil and gas industry jobs grew 10 times faster... more ››
October 23, 2013
NY Liberal Gas Hogs Fight Shale in Politics
W.R. Mead, The A.I.
You can’t extract shale gas in New York state, but that doesn’t mean you can’t burn the cheap stuff. . . more ››
October 18, 2013
Is U.S. Economy Vulnerable to Shale Shock?
Council on Foreign Relations
U.S. policymakers have been concerned about the country's dependence on imported energy since World War II. Those concerns were highlighted in the 1970s when episodes of sharply rising oil prices led to recessions, economic... more ››
October 21, 2013
Russia, American & the Arab Oil Curse
Raghida Dergham, Huff Post
The compass of the geopolitical strategic balance of power is turning towards a qualitative relationship between the United States and Russia, following a phase of tension in their relationship, the features of which had clearly... more ››
October 24, 2013
This Post Will Piss Off Shale Deniers
Brian Bremner, Businessweek
The U.S. shale energy boom has attracted plenty of skeptics. Petroleum geologist and consultant Art Berman has called the shale oil and gas expansion “more of a retirement party than a revolution.” Berman and others have cast... more ››