The Economist's Simon Wright on Natural Gas

Monday, 23 July 2012 05:30 Written by  Published in Point Blank Show

Simon WrightThe Economist's deputy news editor, Simon Wright is so good at dismembering jargons that you might even start to care about knowing a little something about natural gas, the subject of his special report that was published this month. In this podcast, Simon gives us a crash course in 'Shale gas' and explains why is it a big deal that America has started to mine more of it in the last few years. He reckons that it may still take a while for developing countries to get their hands on it, but this discovery could lead to some interesting political repercussions in world economy. (Photo courtesy:

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