Gas

Cold hungry and in the dark

Cold and Hungry in the Dark

Shale gas and oil have revolutionised America’s energy scene, reduced energy prices and lessened dependence on foreign oil. But what if the reality of shale gas has been vastly over-hyped? Bill Powers thinks it has been, and his book explains why.

Red Gas: Russia and the Origins of European Energy Dependence

Red Gas: Russia and the Origins of European Energy Dependence

This book tells the fascinating story of how Europe came to be dependent on Russia supplies around 30% of its gas. A detailed historical account of the political manoeuvering which took place behind the scenes, even in the depth of the Cold War, this is essential reading for anyone with a serious interest in the… Read more »

The Boom

The Boom

Russell Gold, an investigative reporter at The Wall Street Journal, presents a balanced account of the shale gas revolution which has revolutionised the North American energy scene. One of the best of the growing crop of books on shale gas and the controversial “fracking” technology.