Q and A | Russell Gold, The Wall Street Journal

8/21/2014

2014 Legislative Summit | Aug. 21, 2014

Overview

The energy outlook for the United States has significantly changed in the last decade. Advances in technologies, such as hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, have helped increase the domestic supply of crude oil and natural gas and continue to reshape the U.S. energy economy. Russell Gold, investigative journalist at The Wall Street Journal and author of "The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World" discusses how technological advances to extract oil and natural gas have impacted North America's energy outlook, economy and global relationships.

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