The other fracking fluid – Replacing water with carbon dioxide

One of the biggest concerns within oil and gas companies is how countries will respond to the growing din of complaints about the critical new process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, as well as limitations on the technology itself. But MIT's Technology Review notes there is an option that could avoid many of the biggest concerns - fracking without water. Read more »

Shale oil and gas pushing production higher, even when the drilling stops

Oil and gas exploration in the U.S. has boomed thanks to a wealth of unconventional resources in places like Pennsylvania, North Dakota and Texas. But given how closed of the natural gas market is in the U.S., booming production has meant a bust in natural gas prices, which dropped to their lowest point in more than a decade early last year. Read more »