If the change at Chesapeake is any indication, the natural gas industry is going to be far more buttoned-down as it pares debt and boosts operating profit.
Could President Obama use a second term to burnish his legacy on the climate not only to his country, but also to the planet?
Most people would probably agree that speculation in the oil and gas markets is hurting American consumers. But speculation is not a one-way street where the average consumer always loses.
Natural gas shale companies' financial statements don't add up, says Dallas Fed advisory member. Companies have high leverage, little cash, and very low estimates for natural gas extraction, she says.