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May 1: Legal Hurdles, Lack of Infrastructure Hamper Shale Boom in Mexico
The shale boom in the American Southwest may be a juggernaut, yet a scant few miles across the border in Mexico, where similar untapped shale plays are likely, the boom in production is still “mañana.” A new report in The Economist cites unfavorable legislation and lack of infrastructure for the painfully sluggish advancement. Read more.
April 30: Pro-Shale Rally Set for Harrisburg
While some Pennsylvania residents and environmental groups staunchly oppose fracking, local unions and laborers are clamoring for industry expansion. In support of the pro-shale contingent, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) is finalizing plans for a major rally in support of shale gas production in Pennsylvania’s state Capitol on May 6. Read more.