Shale Gas: The Promise and the Peril

ISBN-10: 1934831107
ISBN-13: 9781934831106
Authors: Vikram Rao
List price: $60.00

FREE return shipping at the end of the semester -

Out of stock


Shale gas has the potential to transform the U.S. energy-based economy in the electricity, transportation, and chemical sectors. U.S. success can be expected to translate to Europe and other parts of the world. Shale gas production is uniquely enabled by hydraulic fracturing, a technique that has come under heavy scrutiny for its potential to cause environmental damage. In this book, Vikram Rao addresses the issues surrounding shale gas in a balanced fashion. The book is intended to inform both sides of the fracturing debate, where currently rhetoric is overtaking understanding. Tailored for a nontechnical audience-with technical chemistry and geology information couched in sidebars-the…    

Customers also bought

Product details

Binding: Paperback Publisher: Lightning Source Inc Number of pages: 200 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 0.594 lbs. Language: English