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The EIA is Seriously Exaggerating Shale Gas Production in its Drilling Productivity Report

David Hughes Apr 21, 2014   

The government's monthly “productivity” reports on US shale gas and tight oil are widely quoted by the media. But they greatly overstate actual production -- as the government's own statistics show. ... >>

New USGS Marcellus Shale anaylsis drastically cuts DOE estimates

David Hughes Aug 25, 2011   

This week the USGS released a new assessment of gas resources in the Marcellus Shale, Appalachian Basin. The report is a reasonable effort by the USGS to sort out some of the wheat from the chaff. … >>

6 Energy Experts Address the Economic Impact of Middle East Unrest

Richard Heinberg David Fridley David Hughes Tom Whipple Colin J. Campbell Mar 10, 2011   

  With instability in the Middle East driving oil prices higher, huge cracks are widening in the global economy. In an effort to broaden the conversation about Middle East unrest and its … >>

There Will Be Fuel? An Open Letter to the New York Times

David Hughes Nov 21, 2010   

The below is an open Letter to the Editor at the New York Times. Rarely is the public treated to such inaccurate, misleading and unhelpful “journalism” as in “There will be … >>