How Petroleum Production Affects U.S. Economy, Energy Markets

Posted March 24, 2014 at 5:18am

The Council on Foreign Relations hosts a conversation on fracking and “the strategic consequences of the U.S. energy boom.”  

The description: “Increased petroleum production in the United States, fueled largely by recent technological advances in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, has had a profound effect on the U.S. economy and global energy markets. CFR’s Robert Blackwill sits down with Admiral Dennis Blair and former BP CEO John Browne to outline both the economic and geopolitcal implications of the current U.S. energy boom.”