By Ben Green
The American oil and gas industry has been heavily dependent on imported energy for decades. Concerns were brought about after the 1970s, a period where American oil production was at its zenith. But since then, it has been on more perilous ground, and with economic stagnation, the uncertainty has been prevalent about the future of American oil and gas.
Step up the shale boom. A revolution, which is the product of technological advancements and a growth of knowledge in America. It’s placed them amongst the elite operators of oil and gas exporters in the world.
In this episode I will be exploring just how long the shale boom can last as a sustainable energy resource for America – and whether the drop in oil prices has affected the progress of the shale boom.
There are a number of guest speakers in the show including Tom Doig – Co-founder and current owner of Gagie Corperation and Iiitec Limited, Anthony Stuart, chief operations officer for Hupecol Operating CO.LLC based in Colombia, and Kanad Kulkarni, a professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Portsmouth in England.