August 16, 2011
Shale and its Discontents – Robert Bryce – National Review Online. The shale-gas (and shale-oil) revolution is the single most important development in the North American energy sector since the discovery of the East Texas Field in 1930. But you won’t get that story by reading the New York Times.
Instead, two recent articles by Ian Urbina, the Times’ designated reporter on shale development, claim that the shale business is overhyped.
August 15, 2011
US and Brazil to launch strategic dialogue in energy – . Washington, Aug 13 (PTI) As part of their effort to reduce dependence on conventional sources of energy and explore alternative forms, US and Brazil have announced to launch a Strategic Dialogue in Energy.
The Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman will lead an inter-agency delegation to Brazil on August 17, for launch of the US-Brazil Strategic Energy Dialogue, the White House has said.
The announcement in this regard was made in March by US President Barack Obama and his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff.