Technological advances in drilling and extraction have unlocked vast energy reserves in the US. Increased supply means that natural gas is now cheaper in America than it is in Europe or Asia. Low-cost energy will reduce the price of manufacturing and will lead to an export surge for US products as well as an investment boom for American industry. But what does US shale oil and gas mean for the US economy? Will other countries be able to exploit resources as successfully? And will the environmental impact restrict further expansion?
We are joined by award-winning journalist and Financial Times Commodities Editor Javier Blas and editor-at-large of Petroleum Economist Derek Brower to explore the implications of cheap energy for the US and the rest of the world.
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