There is a strong need for innovation and the development of viable renewable energy sources. Recent technological advances now allow natural gas supplies-previously believed inaccessible or nonexistent-to be discovered, mined, and processed for both industrial and consumer use. The technology, a controversial process that is alternatively called h

chapter 1|18 pages

- Introduction

chapter 2|16 pages

- Shale Gas

chapter 3|26 pages

- Shale Gas Geology

chapter 4|8 pages

- Shale Gas Plays

chapter 5|22 pages

- Shale Gas Sources

chapter 6|40 pages

- Hydraulic Fracturing: The Process

chapter 7|22 pages

- Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing

chapter 8|12 pages

- Environmental Considerations