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Frack Alack
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Here’s What Our Fracklog Actually Looks Like

American shale producers have more than 5,000 wells ready to go should prices rebound.

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Shale Stumbles Abroad

The rest of the world is struggling to replicate America’s extraordinary success with shale oil and gas.

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Another Major Bites the Dust in China’s Shale

After two years ConocoPhillips is pulling out of a Chinese shale play in the Sichuan basin. Fracking is harder than the US makes it look.

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A Post-Mortem for European Shale

Shale has failed in Europe, as complex geology, entrenched local opposition and byzantine regulations have strangled the potential boom before it could begin.

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Why Shale Fails Abroad

No one is close to catching up to the American shale boom. Here’s why.

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Poland's Shale Struggles Continue

Warsaw desperately wants to wean itself off of dependence on Russian natural gas, but exploration of domestic shale reserves (fracking) has so far been a disappointment.

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A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.

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