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The next 10 years in energy

May 7, 2013
It's cheaper and easier than ever to extract natural gas -- thanks in part to advances in controversial technologies like hydraulic fracturing. As technology advances over the next decade, will it stay that way?
Posted In: fracking, solar, energy

Natural gas prices skyrockets, will wells and fracking follow?

Apr 29, 2013
Natural gas prices are at a two-year high. Does this mean even more natural gas in our lives?
Posted In: natural gas, fracking, North Dakota, Black Gold Boom

Drillers and enviros try to set fracking standards together

Mar 22, 2013
Can natural-gas companies and environmental groups together set standards for fracking that will win the public's trust? An experiment in Pennsylvania will try.
Posted In: fracking, shale gas, energy, Oil

A Pennsylvania fracking settlement answers a few questions

Mar 21, 2013
The case arises in the first region of Pennsylvania to see fracking for natural gas. A family with a well contaminated by chemicals received a payment,
Posted In: fracking, Pennsylvania

What fracking means for manufacturing and the environment: BS detector

Mar 11, 2013
We look at energy and environment myths and misperceptions we're uncovering on the Petro-state beat.
Posted In: manufacturing, fracking

In the fracking fields, a fight over who regulates

Mar 7, 2013
In Pennsylvania's shale-gas region, many cities and towns have passed ordinances restricting where drillers can put their fracking wells, equipment and wastewater. Now a case is before the state's Supreme Court.
Posted In: fracking, Pennsylvania

Fracking concerns: An extended Petro-State Frack Check of 'Promised Land'

Jan 16, 2013
A few additional fact checks and comments on "Promised Land," the Matt Damon film on fracking and natural gas.
Posted In: fracking

Natural gas fracking: big trouble or bridge fuel?

Jan 15, 2013
In our Petro-State podcast, we talk to Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations about the potential of natural gas to transition us to a low-carbon future. And we play fracking BS Detector.
Posted In: natural gas, energy, fracking, climate, carbon-dioxide emissions

The battle over exporting natural gas

Jan 11, 2013
Sellers want a bigger market, but buyers say that will lead to higher prices.
Posted In: fracking, natural gas

Fact Check: The truth behind fracking claims in 'Promised Land'

Jan 8, 2013
Dead cows in Pennsylvania? Sorting out fact from fiction in the new feature movie "Promised Land" starring Matt Damon, which examines the underworld of the booming industry of hydraulic fracturing
Posted In: fracking

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