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Shale boom that began in Texas is causing worldwide stir

Go San Angelo -- The global unconventional shale boom is arguably one of the biggest technology breakthroughs in decades, and it will have economic and political ramifications worldwide.

A recent study by the Securities Research Department with the Credit Suisse Research Institute examined the impact of the recent natural gas boom from shale and the resulting boom in crude oil production from shale.

"What started in a field in Texas has turned into a worldwide phenomenon, with ramifications spreading across a wide range of countries, commodities and industries," according to the report's authors Stefano Natella, co-head of Global Securities Research, and Eric Miller, co-head of Global Securities Research.

"The high cost of energy is once again stimulating the search for new energy supplies, alternative


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honda0105
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Merry Christmas to All!
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Shale boom that began in Texas is causing worldwide stir. Fracking, horizontal drilling, underground water pollution and selling it on the world market for higher prices – what could Big Gas do better than this?
The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! These resources are Not to be exported without taking care of the domestic market first.
'Coming out of the closet' Sneeky's lousy, smoke and mirrors, lack of jobs, dog and pony show and in the crapper economy, the jobs are Not here. Sneeky's economy is not improving but continues to hurt the population and the job numbers continue to be down!
More Refineries are Not the answer, Stop exporting fuel is!
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 9:52:39 PM


Nice article, thanks for posting!
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miser: Amen!
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 12:10:42 AM

Western Canada all ready has several working shale plays. Not that new.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 12:08:44 AM

News to keep an eye on.
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Greed will drive us all to extinction.
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okay.
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 12:02:32 AM

It will be interesting to see how this all shakes out in a worldwide way.
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Sweet!
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OK
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:56:30 PM

Sounds typical, Texas leading the stir......
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:53:39 PM

“. . . it will have economic and political ramifications worldwide.”

Wonder if it will have environmental consequences.
I’m still nervous about all of the crap they are pumping into the ground.
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ok
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It was sure to catch on.
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:48:11 PM

Good for Texas.
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:47:15 PM


We were told in the 1980's when gas was .99¢ that shale oil was too expensive to extract. Now that gas is $3 to $4 it is worth extracting at the cost of fracking up the environment.

[Edited by: LQQKGAS at 12/23/2012 11:48:25 PM EST]
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Where there is will there is a way
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Not Sure
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Good for America.
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:32:50 PM

Sounds like a plan.
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Let's go for it and help our citizens out!
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Go Texas.
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YESSSS!!
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Sure
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just keep it here, don't sell out!1
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Stir it up, ring around the pot, keep em guessing
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:20:58 PM

Good to be back on top for a change. We still need to seek other alternative energy sources too.
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ok
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good for us
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:13:50 PM

Still too easy to find fossil fuels deposits for "green" energy sources to a viable option on the open market.
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ok
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Crazy ness.
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:09:53 PM

Who will this really benefit though?
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:09:50 PM

Big things come out of Texas.
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Ok.
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We need to use more natural gas
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as long as it helps the US economy, i'm all for it
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This is probably one of the best things t happen to the U S in a long time.
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:05:42 PM

Amazing how when you have a large increase in worldwide supply that the price drops. Whoda thunk it???
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Keep looking....
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One good result of the shale boom is reduced reliance on the Middle East
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Great post by rjoeh!!!! Merry Christmas to all!!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 11:02:19 PM

and so it is
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Git er done.
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With the additional oil and gas hitting the market... we might just get lucky and see world oil and gas prices continue to go down as long as no one starts another stupid war over ideologies.
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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 10:53:38 PM


Not doing much for the economy yet.
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American ingenuity with a global impact How great!
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We need to keeping looking at other options
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This has caused a seismic shift in the idea that we are running out of fossil fuels.
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Just drop the prices please.
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