On a spring day in 1919, Galveston, Texas welcomed the baby boy who would grow up to make energy history. George Mitchell’s story is one that starts with a humble beginning. It’s also a story that epitomizes perseverance. You might say that perseverance runs in Mitchell’s bloodline.
Shale drilling activity has turned the paraphrased movie line, “If you build it, they will come,” on its head. Between the construction of drilling infrastructure and private development playing catch-up in nearby communities, these days it’s more accurate to say, “They’re already her