1. In this interview with the BBC, Royal Dutch Shell’s CEO Peter Voser discusses the shale gas revolution in the U.S., which he predicts will bring manufacturing production and jobs back to the U.S. in industries like petrochemicals, plastics and steel, thanks to the cheap, abundant 100-year supply of natural gas in America. He calls this trend toward reshoring energy-intensive manufacturing back to the U.S. as the “re-industrialization of the Midwest in the U.S.”
2. In this segment with the BBC, Peter Voser explains why fracking is environmentally safe and environmentally friendly because shale gas generates between 50 and 70% less CO2 than coal.
HT: Energy in Depth