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THE BOOM: A Book Talk with Russell Gold of The Wall Street Journal

Past Event

April 8, 2014

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a book talk with author Russell Gold of The Wall Street Journal. One hundred wells a day. That’s the number that are drilled and hydraulically fractured —or fracked— every day in the U.S.

In THE BOOM: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World, Russell Gold, senior energy reporter at The Wall Street Journal and Pulitzer Prize finalist, chronicles the rise of this once-obscure oilfield technology and gives the full, multifaceted story of its pros, cons, and staying power. Center Director Jason Bordoff will moderate this event. Registration is required. This event is open to press. It will also be livestreamed at