The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters

The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters

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Everyone knew it was crazy to try to extract oil and natural gas buried in shale rock deep below the ground. Everyone, that is, except a few reckless wildcatters - who risked their careers to prove the world wrong.

Things looked grim for American energy in 2006. Oil production was in steep decline and natural gas was hard to find. The Iraq War threatened the nation's already tenuous relations with the Middle East. China was rapidly industrializing and competing for… (more)

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Kirkus Reviews : The Frackers (November 05, 2013)

A fascinating study of American entrepreneurial culture and the modern robber barons who succeeded in creating an energy revolution.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Portfolio (November 05, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 1.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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