Oil and Gas
Exploring the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of the oil and gas sector, including research on how shale development affects communities, public finances, greenhouse gas emissions, and more. RFF also hosts the Shale Research Clearinghouse (SHARC), an interactive tool that provides access to the latest research on the positive and negative impacts of oil and gas development, as well as critical reviews of this literature.
Journal Article — May 15, 2019
The Unconventional Oil Supply Boom: Aggregate Price Response from Microdata
An analysis of the price responsiveness of US conventional and unconventional oil supply across three key stages of oil production: drilling, completion, and production.
Journal Article — May 3, 2019
Systematically Incorporating Environmental Objectives into Shale Gas Pipeline Development
A Binary Integer, Multi-Objective Spatial Optimization Model
Journal Article — Mar 15, 2019
Should Solid Waste from Shale Gas Development be Regulated as Hazardous Waste?
In 1980, solid waste from oil and gas fields was exempt from US federal hazardous waste regulations; however, recent developments warrant a closer look at this exemption.
RFF Live — Jul 1, 2019
The Global Energy Outlook: The Next Generation of Energy
RFF will release its 2019 Global Energy Outlook report and launch an interactive web tool, which allows users to visualize, compare, and download harmonized data from each projection.
Workshops & Seminars — Mar 14, 2019
Economic Volatility in Oil Producing Regions: Exploring Impacts and Public Policy Responses
Examining regional impacts of oil volatility and potential avenues for federal intervention to support producing communities
Workshops & Seminars — Nov 30, 2018
The Road Ahead
Rewatch our event on the next generation of energy and climate policies.
Media Highlight — May 31, 2019
"Limit eased on summer ethanol sales"
RFF's Ben Leard spoke with Marketplace about how the expansion of ethanol sales can affect land use and greenhouse gas emissions.
Press Release — Apr 23, 2019
New Episode of Resources Radio on the "Natural Resource Curse" and Energy Access
Press Release — Mar 26, 2019