Shale Reservoirs, do they work, will they spread?

Article By: Watts Up With That? Popular accounts of shale oil and gas reservoirs are often riddled with errors and, even when technically correct, often misleading. As a shale petrophysicist, retired from Devon Energy, I thought I would try and explain, in a non-technical way, how these

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Best way to punish Saudi Arabia: Drill, baby, drill

Donald Trump’s critics have wondered whether his slow response in condemning the Saudi Arabian government after the apparent killing of a Saudi journalist was that didn’t want the oil sheiks to retaliate by raising the price of oil. If that were his reasoning, it certainly

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Kevin Stitt deserves nod in Oklahoma governor’s race

IN this year’s gubernatorial race, the major parties have nominated two very different, but accomplished, men. Republican Kevin Stitt is a political outsider who has achieved impressive private-sector success. He promises to apply business expertise to management of government, free from

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Out-of-stater comes to kill Colorado jobs

The out-of-state backers of Proposition 112 don’t care that it will destroy Colorado’s economy, kill jobs and starve schools and governments of $230 million in cash.  They know it will, but pretend it won’t. They talk about merely wanting oil and gas operations 2,500 feet from homes and

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