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Dec

12

IHS Report has Fatal Flaw

IHS Global Insight recently released a report on the projected impacts of shale gas to the U.S. economy. The report was a glowing account of jobs creation, tax and revenue generation and beneficial economic impact.The entire report, however, hinges on the assumption that natural gas prices will remain depressed thanks to the abundance of shale […]

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Dec

10

EPA connects fracking to water contamination

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a report connecting drilling for natural gas, including the use of hydraulic fracturing,and the contamination of an aquifer and private water wells in Pavilion Wyoming. According to the press release: “EPA’s analysis of samples taken from the Agency’s deep monitoring wells in the aquifer indicates detection of synthetic chemicals, […]

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Dec

01

Deborah Rogers Shale Gas Economic Presentation

At a recent public meeting at Clarkson University in upstate New York, Deborah Rogers spoke about the financial anomalies seen amongst many of the publicly traded shale gas companies. Ms. Rogers was featured prominently in June 2011 in the New York Times exposing the economic discrepancies behind shale gas. See the full presentation here:

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