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Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier

Great American Outpost Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier

  Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier Author Maya Rao   Abstract A surreal, lyrical work of narrative nonfiction that portrays how the largest domestic oil discovery in half a century transformed a forgotten corner of the American West into a crucible of breakneck capitalism. As North Dakota became the nation's

Fractured Communities: Risk, Impacts, and Protest Against Hydraulic Fracking in U.S. Shale Regions

Fractured Communities: Risk, Impacts, and Protest Against Hydraulic Fracking in U.S. Shale Regions (Nature, Society, and Culture)

  Fractured Communities: Risk, Impacts, and Protest Against Hydraulic Fracking in U.S. Shale Regions (Nature, Society, and Culture) Authors Anthony E. Ladd Contributor Stephanie A. Malin, Hilary Boudet & 13 more   Abstract While environmental disputes and conflicts over fossil fuel extraction have grown in recent years, few issues have been as contentious in the twenty-first century as

The Domino Effect Russell Braziel

The shale revolution triggered The Domino Effect, a cascading series of events that has profoundly transformed energy markets, reshaped major related industries and remodeled the global economic and geopolitical landscape.

  The Domino Effect Author Russell Braziel   The Domino Effect Abstract The shale revolution triggered The Domino Effect, a cascading series of events that has profoundly transformed energy markets, reshaped major related industries and remodeled the global economic and geopolitical landscape. This book presents a unique, integrated perspective on natural gas, crude oil and natural gas

Saudi America: The Truth About Fracking and How It’s Changing the World

Saudi America: The Truth About Fracking and How It's Changing the World

  Saudi America: The Truth About Fracking and How It's Changing the World Author Bethany McLean Abstract "A sharp portrait of the US shale revolution." -- Financial Times Bestselling author Bethany McLean reveals the true story of fracking's impact -- on Wall Street, the economy and geopolitics. The technology of fracking in shale rock -- particularly in

From the Podium: The Cause of BP’s Macondo Blowout

From the Podium: The Cause of BP's Macondo Blowout

  From the Podium: The Cause of BP's Macondo Blowout Author John A. Turley Editor Thomas N. Locke Review This book (The nonfiction book) focuses specifically on the CAUSE of the catastrophe, one of the most lethal, costly, man-made, environmental disasters in history.  I trust you agree that every person in our industry should understand the CAUSE

Shale Boom: The Barnett Shale Play and Fort Worth

Shale Boom: The Barnett Shale Play and Fort Worth

  Shale Boom: The Barnett Shale Play and Fort Worth Author Diana Davids Hinton Abstract Shale Boom describes how independent oilman George P. Mitchell developed technology that would unlock trillions of cubic feet of natural gas in the North Texas rock formation known as the Barnett Shale. When he succeeded, other oilmen used it to

The American Shales

The American Shales Author Nissa Darbonne

  The American Shales Author Nissa Darbonne Abstract The history of the U.S. shale plays, their founders and their leaders—from rich rock, unconventional ideas and unwavering determination to a renewed world energy future. The American Shales Editorial Reviews This is an excellent written account of how things went down. I thoroughly enjoyed walking through the history of

Global Impact of Unconventional Energy Resources

Global Impact of Unconventional Energy Resources

Global Impact of Unconventional Energy Resources Authors Manochehr Dorraj, Ken Morgan, Contributors Anas Alhajji, Stefan Andreasson, Larry Brogdon, Tina Hunter, Bijan Khajehpour, Tatiana Mitrova, Isidro Morales, Thomas B. Murphy, Silke Popp, Michael Slattery, David Yoxtheimer Abstract The chapters in this volume represent the latest thinking on the development and exploration of unconventional energy resources in the

Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields (Keystone Books)

Buy Shale Play Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields

  Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields Authors Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Steven Rubin Abstract In Shale Play, acclaimed poet Julia Spicher Kasdorf and award-winning documentary photographer Steven Rubin explore the small towns, farms, and forests of Appalachian Pennsylvania to gather the stories of these places and the working

Shale Boom, Shale Bust: The Myth of Saudi America

Shale Boom, Shale Bust: The Myth of Saudi America

  Shale Boom, Shale Bust: The Myth of Saudi America Author Dan Dicker Shale Boom Abstract: Just about everyone has heard something about the ‘revolution’ in shale oil. Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of rock formations unique to the United States offers the promise of cheap and abundant energy, terrific economic growth and jobs – lots of

The Green and the Black: The Complete Story of the Shale Revolution, the Fight over Fracking, and the Future of Energy

The Green and the Black: The Complete Story of the Shale Revolution, the Fight over Fracking, and the Future of Energy

The Green and the Black: The Complete Story of the Shale Revolution, the Fight over Fracking, and the Future of Energy Author Gary Sernovitz Abstract Gary Sernovitz leads a double life. A typical New York liberal, he is also an oilman - a fact his left-leaning friends let slide until the word "fracking" entered

The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World Author Russell Gold Review "Russell Gold’s The Boom is a double quest. He tells the story of the biggest innovation in energy so far in this century—the shale gas revolution. He captures the personalities, and the drama and surprises, and brings

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