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Shale Fail
Shale Fail
Britain Deals Fracking Another Blow

A British county council dealt fracking a one-two punch over the past week, rejecting two separate permits for fracking.

Shale Fail
China Still Can’t Frack

State-owned CNOOC is calling it quits on a major shale project in eastern China. It’s blaming low oil prices, but those aren’t the only reason why shale is failing in China.

Shale Fail
Europe Can’t Win

While Poland’s shale dreams wither on the vine, Germany continues to stymie its own fracking potential.

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Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

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