Largest US Shale Oil Reserve Is Mostly Un-Drillable, Feds Say

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Stunning News: Largest US Shale Oil Reserve Is Mostly Un-Drillable, Feds Say reports Emily Atkin at Climate Progress. The recoverable portion, a tiny 4% of the original estimate, would meet US oil needs for a month, say the US Energy Information Administration. So much for US energy independence. Maybe we should re-think the case for resuming US oil exports…

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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