“There Could Be Trouble” As US Fracking Revolution Prepares to Go Global

http://www.desmogblog.com/2015/06/11/there-could-be-trouble-us-fracking-revolution-prepares-go-global

A new report showing the U.S. overtaking Russia as the leading producer of oil and gas in the world should put to rest any doubt that the fracking revolution that has occurred in the U.S. is for real, or as BP’s chief economist put it, “profound.” And now with the recent Environmental Protection Agency report on the impacts of fracking on drinking water being touted by the American Petroleum Institute as proof that fracking is safe, the industry’s insatiable greed got another boost. More recently, the Harvard Business School has also joined in the discussion calling for the end of the ban on exporting U.S. crude oil and warning about the implications of missing the “opportunity” offered by fracking. Click here for reuse options! Tags: frackinggeorge mitchellMexico

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