At the request of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, the Bipartisan Policy Center formed a working group to consider the use of moratoria as a method for mitigating future harm in the immediate aftermath of a spill.
How might water availability challenges constrain efforts to expand shale gas production? This memo summarizes the main water impacts associated with shale gas development in order to address this central question.
By Ken Medlock
Rice University’s James Baker Institute for Public Policy
By Rick Smead
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
This paper examines the history of chronic natural gas price instability across three periods from 1976-2010, and identifies fundamental changes in supply and demand that could influence natural gas markets going forward.
By Stephen P.A. Brown and Alan J. Krupnick
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