What's new in production ///

Shale gas well production rates and estimated ultimate recovery (EUR) are technical issues that geologists have discussed endlessly in recent years. Normally, these would be sorted out over decades in the pages of journals you wouldn’t dream of reading unless you’re an expert in the field. It seems unlikely that the discussion would spill over into mainstream publications like the New York Times but, due to sharply lower gas prices, that’s what is happening.

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