27 Jun '11, 4am

It may contaminate your well water and emit more emissions than expected, but is shale gas business also a Ponzi...

It may contaminate your well water and emit more emissions than expected, but is shale gas business also a Ponzi...

It may contaminate your well water and emit more emissions than expected, but is shale gas business also a Ponzi scheme? The New York Times had a great piece today called “Insiders Sound an Alarm Amid a Natural Gas Rush,” which quotes from among hundreds of industry e-mails and insider documents suggesting that shale gas isn’t as easy or inexpensive to extract from the ground as claimed. Some of the e-mails compare the current shale-gas lovefest to a dot-com bubble destined to burst, or to a giant Ponzi scheme because the economics don’t work. I’m sure the economics do work on a certain percentage of wells, but when companies talk generally about the productivity of shale-gas wells or the size of their reserves are they exaggerating reality? Are they pumping up their stocks and duping investors? And if so, are we grossly overestimating the true contribution — environmental...

Full article: http://www.cleanbreak.ca/2011/06/27/it-may-contaminate-yo...

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