Award winning author John Graves tells the story of the process, the people and the communities involved in the hydraulic fracturing of the deep rock. Our shale gas and oil reserves are higher, our crude imports continue to decline while jobs and tax revenues grow and the environment’s health improves: all a result of the wise use of the American hydrocarbon bounty. Recent price decline for crude oil is the new oil war between Saudi Arabia and Iran. U S production continues to increase as our costs decline. Big Oil, OPEC and independent US producers are fighting to the bottom of the crude barrel. Who will win this multiple theatre war? Stay tuned!