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Caption: Bill Powers
Bill Powers 

Cold, Hungry and in the Dark

From: Guy Rathbun
Series: IdeaSphere: A Platform for Today's Voices
Length: 28:58

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Not long ago, we were told that North America had entered a new era of energy abundance thanks to shale gas. Or, have we? If you’ve listened to experts over the past several decades, North America is well stocked with natural gas.

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Energy analyst Bill Powers argues otherwise in his new book, Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply MythPowers is the editor of Powers Energy Investor. He’s spent the last 15-years studying and analyzing the energy sector.

Powers claims that by relying on faulty science, the Shale Promoters have vastly overstated the viable supply of shale gas resources for their own financial gain. This surprising expose suggests that the stakes involved in the Enron scandal might seem like lunch money in comparison to the bursting of the natural gas bubble.

Piece Description

Energy analyst Bill Powers argues otherwise in his new book, Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply MythPowers is the editor of Powers Energy Investor. He’s spent the last 15-years studying and analyzing the energy sector.

Powers claims that by relying on faulty science, the Shale Promoters have vastly overstated the viable supply of shale gas resources for their own financial gain. This surprising expose suggests that the stakes involved in the Enron scandal might seem like lunch money in comparison to the bursting of the natural gas bubble.

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Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
PVC IV (Theme) Blue Man Group Audio. 1999 :00

Related Website

http://www.bill-powers.com/