Wednesday, April 27, 2011

What's behind ExxonMobil's trapped gas ad vision?

There's a new tv ad from ExxonMobil touting extracting natural gas trapped in rocks. Their executive smiles announcing this process as if it is new, environmentally benign, and the solution to America's energy crisis.

In fact, petro-giants have been exploring gas extraction from hydrocarbon-rich shale rock formations for close to a decade. Shale gas already ... READ MORE
I wonder... what you think.
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katemc39 said...

Thanks for posting this, I was just watching that ad and wondered what the heck they were trying to sell...couldn't figure out if that was 'fracking' or what. Figured they must have been polishing SOME sort of turd though. Thanks for doing the research.

Kelly said...

Polishing the fracking turd for sure! I detest these ads. That smirking 'scientist'... grrrrrr