Gasland Attack Group ‘Energy In Depth’ Funded By Major Oil and Gas Interests

Big Gas caught red-handed, again

From The Huffington Post
by Brendan DeMelle – Executive Director/DeSmogBlog.com

Update 9:48am PST: It looks like the IPAA link works again. Here is the original link. In case similar access issues arise, I will continue to host the document at DeSmogBlog.

Update 9:03am PST: It appears IPAA may have removed the memo from its website today in the wake of this report, so I have updated the links in this post so the memo is available for the world to see.

DeSmogBlog has uncovered an industry memo revealing that ‘Energy In Depth’ is hardly comprised of the mom-and-pop “small, independent oil and natural gas producers” it claims to represent.  In fact, the industry memo we found, entitled“Hydraulic Fracturing Under Attack,” shows that Energy In Depth “would not be possible without the early financial commitments” of major oil and gas interests including BP, Halliburton, Chevron, Shell, XTO Energy (now owned by ExxonMobil), and several other huge oil and gas companies that provided significant funding early on and presumably still fund the group’s efforts.

Read entire article here.


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