The New Oil Landscape

March 11, 2013

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Natural gas flared as waste is a new sight on the Dakota prairie, where fracking - a way of extracting hard-to-reach oil - and directional drilling have sparked a boom. © Eugene Richards /National Geographic

Hour 1:           What are the potential risks and rewards from new oil extraction methods like fracking? We’ll explore the North Dakota oil boom this hour with Edwin Dobb [2], whose current National Geographic Magazine [3] cover story is “The New Oil Landscape.”

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[1] Image: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/03/bakken-shale-oil/richards-photography

[2] Edwin Dobb: http://edwindobb.blogspot.com/

[3] National Geographic Magazine: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/

[4] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/174040640/KERA_174040640.mp3

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