Tag Archives: hydraulic fracturing

Fracking’s Publishing Boom Revisited

In Sunday’s New York Times, Jim Malewitz of the Texas Tribune revisits the publishing boom that has erupted in South Texas with hydraulic fracturing. The story focuses on The Boom at Eagle Ford Shale, a newspaper published by Kathy Rudkin, who … Continue reading

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A Two-fer in Texas Monthly

I have two stories in the June issue of Texas Monthly. In my regular column, I take a look at the burgeoning business of liquefied natural gas exports and how Texas, which helped pioneer the process of hydraulic fracturing, is … Continue reading

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As we debate fracking, consider its world impact

My latest op/ed, from Saturday’s Houston Chronicle:  If we needed another example of how hydraulic fracturing is changing the world of petro-politics, we have it in Venezuela. Anti-government protests have erupted in parts of the country, and President Nicolas Maduro has … Continue reading

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Fracking in New Brunswick

This column appeared last week in the New Brunswick Telegraph Journal. It’s adapted from a blog post I wrote for Forbes.com. The editors asked for permission to run the piece because New Brunswick has become the focal point of the … Continue reading

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The Feds and Fracking: A Chicken or Egg Question

My story on Houston oilman George P. Mitchell in the latest issue of Texas Monthly is still behind the paywall, but a sidebar I wrote on the role of the federal government in developing hydraulic fracturing technology is now posted on … Continue reading

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`The Energy Hunter’ in the next Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly has released its cover for the November issue, which includes my story on how Houston oilman George P. Mitchell changed the world. The issue will be available on newsstands Oct. 24. An online version of the story should be … Continue reading

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