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Apr. 18, 2012 3:19 pm
I haven't posted in a while as life is busy...but then...most of us are busy which is better than the alternative. I wanted to share an article I co-authored with Dennis R. Schneider, PhD about the very much talked about topic, "Hydraulic fracturing is low risk, high benefit" . We were asked by the Austin American Statesman to write about the "pro" side of it and someone else would write on...  Read More
Oct. 17, 2011 4:03 pm
An ancient writer once said, "were fear is present, wisdom cannot be." That could well be said of the current hysteria about hydraulic fracturing, a proven technology to produce clean-burning natural gas and oil. Simply explained, a mix of water (99.5%), sand, and chemicals is pumped under high pressure to create minute cracks in rock formations thousands of feet below the surface so oil and gas...  Read More
Jul. 7, 2011 12:57 pm
Despite all the talk about energy independence emanating from Washington DC, this government and its allies in the environmental movement do whatever they can to thwart this goal. Based on reliable discoveries in Utah, Arizona and Colorado there may be enough fossil fuel from shale and natural gas to avoid any reliance on foreign oil. Why then is nothing happening to mine these resources and...  Read More
 
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