Harold Hamm of Continental Energy is the godfather of the shale revolution, that led to an astonishing tripling of American energy output from 2007 – 2019. (The boom ended — hopefully only temporarily — with the election of Biden.)
Harold has a fantastic new book out called “Game Changer” which tells the whole story of one of the great technological revolutions of all time. And it’s just getting started. As Harold likes to say: “We aren’t running OUT of energy in America. We are running into it.”
One positive result of the shale revolution — especially horizontal drilling — is that we’ve accessed huge reservoirs of clean and cheap and efficient natural gas. What has been the impact of that?
The United States has led the world in reductions in carbon dioxide emissions as we use more natural gas.