Oil and Gas
Exploring the economic and environmental impacts of the unconventional oil and gas sector, with a focus on local public finance, community engagement, and issues of water quality and quantity.
The Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Increased US Oil and Gas Production
High levels of US oil and gas production are projected to increase domestic and global GHG emissions substantially.
Trophy Hunting versus Manufacturing Energy: The Price Responsiveness of Shale Gas
The paper explores the relative price responsiveness of unconventional versus conventional natural gas extraction.
PHMSA’s 2009 Gas Distribution Rule: Should It Stay or Should It Go?
As part of a series examining US oil and gas sector regulations, this report analyzes the cost and benefits of repealing or modifying PHMSA’s 2009 Gas Distribution Rule under several scenarios.
Workshops & Seminars
The Road Ahead
Rewatch our event on the next generation of energy and climate policies.
Shale Research Clearinghouse Webinar
RFF hosted a webinar to launch the new SHARC website.
What Research Says on Key Fracking Debate Issues
RFF’s Daniel Raimi, Alan Krupnick, and Isabel Echarte discuss the latest research on the impacts of fracking and the shale revolution.