Petromania: Black gold, paper barrels and oil price bubbles

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Teaming Partner List for Upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement: Scaling up the Next Generation of Building Efficiency Packages The United States (U. Government Accountability Office, Sep 5, 2012. < www.gao.gov > In contrast to the free-flowing resources found in conventional formations, the low permeability of some formations, including shale, means that oil and gas trapped in the formation cannot move easily within the rock. … [T]o extract shale oil and gas from the rock, fluids and proppants (usually sand or ceramic beads used to hold fractures open in the formation) are injected under high pressure to create and maintain fractures to increase permeability, thus allowing oil or gas to be extracted.

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Publisher: Harriman House (May 19, 2014)

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