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Author Wilber, Tom, 1958-

Title Under the surface : fracking, fortunes and the fate of the Marcellus Shale / Tom Wilber
Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  333.823309747 Wil/Uts  AVAILABLE
Description 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Prologue : cracks in the rock -- An agent of dreams -- Coming together -- Gas rush -- Figures, facts, and information -- Accidental activists -- The division -- Superior forces -- Epilogue : back on Carter Road
Summary For millions of people with a direct stake in shale gas exploration in the Marcellus or any number of other emerging shale resources in the United States and worldwide, or for those concerned about the global energy outlook, Under the Surface offers a worthwhile and engaging look at the issues
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Natural gas -- Prospecting -- Environmental aspects.
Shale gas industry -- Environmental aspects.
Natural gas reserves -- Marcellus Shale.
Natural gas -- Prospecting -- Marcellus Shale.
Hydraulic fracturing -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
Shale gas industry -- New York (State)
Shale gas industry -- Pennsylvania.
Hydraulic fracturing -- New York (State)
Hydraulic fracturing -- Pennsylvania.
Marcellus Shale.
LC no. 2011047166
ISBN 9780801450167 cloth alkaline paper
0801450160 cloth alkaline paper