The Economy Of Fracking: A Conversation With James Clad

Apr 9, 2014

Over 430,000 oil and gas wells have been drilled in Kansas since the late 1800s. Of the roughly 244,000 wells drilled since 1947, over 57,000 of those wells have been hydraulically fractured.

James Clad

James Clad is the former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense.

He is also an advisor to the Cambridge Energy Research Associates – a group which counsels governments, oil companies, utilities and others on the oil, and gas industries and global energy markets.

He was in Wichita recently to speak with the Committee on Foreign Relations and he sat down with KMUW News Director, Aileen LeBlanc to discuss hydraulic fracturing or “fracking."

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