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Introduction: Beyond The Boom

Sabina E. Deitrick and Ilia Murtazashvili

in When Fracking Comes to Town: Governance, Planning, and Economic Impacts of the US Shale Boom

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760983
eISBN:
9781501761003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760983.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter considers how communities have dealt with the shale boom, including its economic costs. The shale boom refers to the dramatic rise in U.S. shale gas production starting in ... More


Making the transition

Dieter Helm

in The Carbon Crunch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the importance of a transition strategy—one that heads off the enormous projected expansion of coal-fired power stations and gets the existing ones closed as fast as possible. ... More


Unconventional fossil fuels and technological change

Michael Bradshaw, Murtala Chindo, Joseph Dutton, and Kärg Kama

in Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719526
eISBN:
9780191788628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719526.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores unconventional fossil fuels that are now seen as critical to meeting future energy demand. It explains the ‘conditional’ nature of these resources and identifies the various ... More


The “Energy Transition”: Not Enough or Too Much Oil and Gas?1

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapters 14 looks in greater depth at the energy aspects of the transition to a green economy. First, various energy transition models are discussed: the U.S. energy revolution driven by the ... More


The Shale Boom in Historical Perspective

Ilia Murtazashvili and Ennio Piano

in When Fracking Comes to Town: Governance, Planning, and Economic Impacts of the US Shale Boom

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760983
eISBN:
9781501761003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760983.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter offers several points that frame the analysis of governance, planning, and economic impacts associated with fracking in the rest of the book. It shows that some of the accounts of the ... More


Fracking

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Few environmental issues have received more media attention than fracking (hydraulic fracturing) for oil and gas development in shales and other unconventional resources. This chapter provides an ... More


Using Boomtown Models to Understand the Consequences of Fracking

Adelyn Hall and Carla Chifos

in When Fracking Comes to Town: Governance, Planning, and Economic Impacts of the US Shale Boom

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760983
eISBN:
9781501761003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760983.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reflects on the resource curse and the boom-bust consequences familiar in the rural United States. It presents a case study of Bradford County in Pennsylvania's northern tier, which lies ... More


When Fracking Comes to Town: Governance, Planning, and Economic Impacts of the US Shale Boom

Sabina E. Deitrick and Ilia Murtazashvili (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760983
eISBN:
9781501761003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760983.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book traces the response of local communities to the shale gas revolution. Rather than cast communities as powerless to respond to oil and gas companies and their landmen, it shows that ... More


Conclusion: Lessons and Extensions

Sabina E. Deitrick and Ilia Murtazashvili

in When Fracking Comes to Town: Governance, Planning, and Economic Impacts of the US Shale Boom

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760983
eISBN:
9781501761003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760983.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter pulls together the conclusions of the case studies discussed throughout this book. The shale boom has created many studies on environmental and health impacts, but far less on ... More


The geopolitical economy of a globalizing gas market

Michael Bradshaw, Joseph Dutton, and Gavin Bridge

in Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719526
eISBN:
9780191788628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719526.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The global gas industry is currently experiencing considerable turbulence. A number of factors are shaking the fundamentals of international trade in gas: the shale gas revolution in North America; ... More


Testing the paradigm: Natural gas

Massimo Florio

in Network Industries and Social Welfare: The Experiment that Reshuffled European Utilities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674855
eISBN:
9780191758874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674855.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 6 considers natural gas, a relative latecomer in the reform process, and an industry that poses interesting policy issues, particularly in terms of security of supply. Traditional and new ... More


Evolution of Algeria’s Legal and Regulatory Framework for Unconventional (Shale) Hydrocarbon Development with Emphasis on Environmental Aspects

Mohammed Abdelwahab Bekhechi

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides an overview of Algeria's legal and regulatory framework for the hydrocarbon industry; explains the specific rules applicable to unconventional hydrocarbon development; and ... More


The Frenzy of Fossil Fuels

Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

in The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169547
eISBN:
9780231537957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169547.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter details the increase in fossil fuel production and consumption that led to climate change. In 2005, the U.S. Energy Policy Act exempted shale gas drilling from regulatory oversight under ... More


Compositional Analysis of Mineralogy

John H. Doveton

in Principles of Mathematical Petrophysics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199978045
eISBN:
9780197563359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199978045.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geophysics: Earth Sciences

Formation lithologies that are composed of several minerals require multiple porosity logs to be run in combination in order to evaluate volumetric porosity. In the most simple solution model, the ... More


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