the U.S. is counting on
a long-term abundance of oil & natural gas
But what if the boom is just a bubble?
In the Media
In the Media
Below is some of the media coverage of our analysis and reports.
New Report Throws Doubt on Overly Optimistic Fracking Forecasts From U.S. Government
, DeSmogBlog, December 8, 2021
Has The EIA Massively Overestimated The Potential Of U.S. Shale?
, OilPrice.com, December 8, 2021
EIA Numbers Wrong About Oil Production — Report
, E&E News, November 13, 2019
The EIA Is Grossly Overestimating U.S. Shale
, OilPrice.com, November 12, 2019
The Shale Boom Might Not Last Long
, OilPrice.com, February 6, 2018
U.S. to Become Net Exporter on Shale and Tight Oil, Natural Gas Development, EIA Says
, Natural Gas Intelligencer, February 6, 2018
Daily on Energy
, Washington Examiner, February 5, 2018
Why Are Americans Switching to Renewable Energy? Because It’s Actually Cheaper
, The Nation, August 5, 2015
Once Burned, Twice Shy? Utica Shale Touted to Investors as Shale Drillers Continue Posting Losses
, DeSmog Blog, August 2, 2015
Has California’s Fracking Boom Already Gone Bust?
BillMoyers.com, February 6. 2015
Is the Shale Revolution Becoming a Casualty of its own Success?
Alberta Oil, February 2, 2015
Statistical Realism: David Hughes crunches unpopular numbers for the shale oil boom
, High Country News, February 16, 2015
The Looming Threat to American Oil Output
, CNBC, February 12, 2015
The Pros and Cons of Cheap Oil
, Grist.org, January 15, 2015
Does Anyone Really Know How Long the Shale Gas Boom Will Last?
Forbes, January 5, 2015
Challenging (Crude) Convention,
Huffington Post, November 18, 2014
Sapping the Sweet Spots: How Long Will US Energy Boom Last?
Al Jazeera, November 10, 2014
“Drilling Deeper” – A Reality Check?
Natural Gas Europe, November 6, 2014
The Shale Boom’s Hard Sell Begins Pushing Up Against Reality
San Antonio Current, November 5, 2014
Difficult’ Oil Faces Difficult Future, Predict New Reports
The Tyee, October 31, 2014
Is the US Oil Boom in Trouble
?, Christian Science Monitor, October 30, 2014
How Long Can the Shale Revolution Last?
Oilprice, October 29, 2014
Sceptics See the Boom About to Bust
Petroleum Economist, October 27, 2014
The Revolution That Wasn’t: Why the Fracking Phenomenon Will Leave Us High and Dry
, Common Dreams, October 28, 2014
Fracking’s Slow-Motion Train Wreck Revealed in New Report
Clean Technica, October 27, 2014
The End of Fracking Is Closer Than You Think
, Vice News, September 18, 2014
US shale: What lies beneath
, Financial Times, August 26, 2014
Is the U.S. Fracking Boom a Bubble?
, Newsweek, July 14, 2014
Ailing Shale Gas Returns Force a ‘Drilling Treadmill’
, The Tyee, June 27, 2014
It’s Frack, Baby, Frack, as Conventional Gas Drilling Declines
, Scientific American, June 23, 2014
Relax: Monterey downgrade won’t dent US shale boom—yet
, CNBC, May 23, 2014
Write-down of two-thirds of US shale oil explodes fracking myth
, The Guardian, May 22, 2014
Monterey Shale: Fracking’s Great Moment Of Derp
, Clean Technica, May 22, 2014
EIA Cuts Recoverable California Shale Estimates By 96%
, Business Insider, May 21, 2014
California Is In An Extremely Awkward Position Now That The Government Says Most Of Its Shale Oil Is Unrecoverable
, Business Insider, May 21, 2014
Estimates of Recoverable Oil in California’s Monterey Shale Slashed 96%
, DeSmogBlog, May 21, 2014
U.S. officials cut estimate of recoverable Monterey Shale oil by 96%
, Los Angeles Times, May 21, 2014
Is the U.S. Shale Boom Going Bust?
, Bloomberg, April 22, 2014
Everyone’s getting excited about US oil independence. Not so fast.
, Vox, April 9, 2014
Vast oil trove trapped in Monterey Shale formation
, Los Angeles Times, April 6, 2014
Billionaire helps poke holes in oil industry’s argument for drilling Monterey Shale
, San Francisco Bay Guardian, April 1, 2014
The Future of Fracking in California
, Sunset Magazine, March, 2014
Focus on well efficiency keeps Marcellus Shale pumping despite low prices
, E&E News, February 5, 2014
Fracking: California needs to rethink the benefit analysis
, San Jose Mercury News, January 10, 2014
Fracking the Monterey Shale — boon or boondoggle?
, Los Angeles Times, December 29, 2013
Is Calif.’s Monterey Shale a major oil resource or over-hyped?
, Environment & Energy Daily, December 5, 2013
Could fracking boom peter out sooner than DOE expects?
, USA Today, November 13, 2013
U.S. Shale-Oil Boom May Not Last as Fracking Wells Lack Staying Power
, BusinessWeek, October 10, 2013
Shale Skeptics Take On Pickens as Gas Fuels Policies
, BusinessWeek July 15, 2013
Shale Oil And Gas: The Contrarian View
, Forbes, May 8, 2013
Yes, Unconventional Fossil Fuels Are That Big of a Deal
, The Atlantic, May 7, 2013
Geologist’s provocative study challenges popular assumptions about ‘fracking’
, The Globe & Mail, February 19, 2013
Energy: A reality check on the shale revolution
, Nature Journal, February 20, 2013