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Shale-Gas made in China

Posted by Anthony Harrington, December 20, 2011   On 6 December, Reuters and several other media sources announced that China was on the cusp of a shale gas revolution that was potentially even bigger than the shale gas boom currently transforming the energy balance in the United States. Petro China, the publicly owned subsidiary of … Continue reading

Will the boom in natural gas drilling contaminate America’s water supply?

In the debate over energy resources, natural gas is often considered a “lesser-of-evils”. While it does release some greenhouse gases, natural gas burns cleaner than coal and oil, and is in plentiful supply—parts of the U.S. sit above some of the largest natural gas reserves on Earth. But a new boom in natural gas drilling, … Continue reading