NTX Magazine Volume 2 - Page 51

a new avenue for the energy sector to pursue. Companies could now unlock shale assets that were previously untouchable. “I think the Barnett saved the entire energy industry,” Faulkner said. “We were in heavy decline, and all our conventional assets had been depleted. The easy oil and gas had been gotten to and used up.” With the heavy surplus of natural gas reserves in the U.S., the country now has an op