10/14/08: Oil from a Stone
Salt Lake City, UT – On October 1st, a moratorium blocking the development of US oil shale expired. Some 1.8 trillion barrels is thought to be concentrated in Utah, Colorado and Wyoming, but how to extract it - and if it's worth it - remain the questions. Tuesday on RadioWest, Doug talks to energy reporters about the politics, the technology and the impact of "squeezing oil from a stone."
- Today's Guests:
- Gargi Chakrabarty, Energy Reporter, Rocky Mountain News
- Ben Casselman covers domestic oil for the Wall Street Journal. Read his article Squeezing Oil from a Stone
- Environmental Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert of the New Yorker. Read her article Unconventional Crude
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