Fracking in the U.S. has changed the dynamics of the world's energy market. In this series, we take a look at how fracking is faring outside the U.S.
In November 2014, OPEC and Saudi Arabia started a price war against the US shale industry (and other high-end producers) by refusing to rein in output and fighting for market share instead.
China has discovered that it isn't easy to duplicate a shale boom fueled by a special cadre of small, wildcatting oil and gas exploration companies.
Productivity and costs soared as the US shale industry rapidly evolved over the past 7 years, drilling longer and longer horizontals much faster from multi-well pads that often came with walking dr