Economics of Shale Gas Development

Cornell to Effectively Divest from Fossil Fuels, Trustees Vote – May 22,

Enbridge to impose pay cuts, seek voluntary early retirements – May 13, 2020

Natural Gas Boom Fizzles as a U.S. Glut Sinks Profits, New York Times – Dec 12, 2019

Oil and Gas Industry Tries to Rehabilitate Fracking Amid Calls for National Ban – Dec. 1, 2019

Day of Reckoning coming to frackers – June 23, 2019
Former Shale Gas CEO Says Fracking Revolution Has Been ‘A Disaster’ For Drillers, Investors

Comments on DEEP’s Proposed Energy Resource Procurement Under Public Act 15-107
Acadia Center – September 30, 2015

Pa. Landowners Scramble to Learn How Pipeline Projects Affect Insurance Coverage
By Mark Hand, SNL – July 25, 2014

The Missing Energy Crisis What It Tells Us about the Energy System of the Future
Acadia Center – June 1, 2015

Exporting Natural Gas
By Edward J. Markey, Letter to the Editor of The New York Times – March 12, 2014

America’s Fracking Boom Looks More Like a Blip According to European Study
By Sharon Kelly – March 4, 2014

Estimating the Consumptive Use Costs of Shale Natural Gas Extraction on Pennsylvania Roadways
Journal of Infrastructure Systems
By Shmuel Abramzon, Constantine Samaras, Aimee Curtright, Aviva Litovitz, and Nicholas Burger – February 18, 2014

Verbal Testimony presented at Public Forum on the “Economic Realities of Hydrofracking”
Hosted by Senator Tony Avella, February 4, 2014
Prepared by Jannette M. Barth, Ph.D.

Economic Realities of Shale Gas Development in New York State February 2014
Submitted to accompany verbal testimony presented at Feb 4th Public Forum
Hosted by Senator Tony Avella, Albany, New York, titled “Economic Realities of Hydrofracking”
Prepared by Jannette M. Barth, Ph.D., Economist, Pepacton Institute LLC

Look Before You Leap, Why Policymakers and the Public Need Fair Disclosure Before the Exports of Shale Gas Start, Sierra Club, Craig Segall, Nov. 2012 

The Case Against Natural Gas Exports, Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy, Nov. 2012

“The Economic Impact of Shale Gas Development on State and Local Economies: Benefits, Costs and Uncertainties,” New Solutions, Vol. 23(1) 85-101, 2013,  Dr. Jannette M. Barth