The third background report in the New Energy, New Geopolitics series, this report examines the dramatic increase in the production of shale gas and light tight oil in the United States and suggests possible energy scenarios and strategies could emerge from the unconventional revolution.
This report pairs with the original "New Energy, New Geopolitics" report and two other background reports, all available from Rowman & Littlefield:
New Energy, New Geopolitics: Balancing Stability and Leverage
New Energy, New Geopolitics: Background Report 1: Energy Impacts
New Energy, New Geopolitics: Background Report 2: Geopolitical and National Security Impacts
About the Author
Sarah O. Ladislaw is senior fellow and director of the Energy and National Security Program at CSIS. Maren Leed is senior adviser with the Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies at CSIS. Molly A. Walton is a research associate with the Energy and National Security Program at CSIS.