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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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Crude Economics

OPEC and co. hardly have a choice in the matter.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China is moving closer to replacing the United States as a key Pakistani ally.

The Future

Here’s some fodder for your next dinner party.


Hint: It involves leaflets, psy-ops, and calls from Mom.

Libyan Afterparty

America’s top general in Africa has confirmed that Russia is up to new tricks in Libya.


As if holding back America’s schools wasn’t enough….

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