Russell Gold

energy reporter for the Wall Street Journal

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Energy reporter for the Wall Street Journal; author of Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

Russell Gold on KCRW

Harvard University has been buying thousands of acres of California vineyards. They’re doing it way above market price.

Harvard buys California wineries for water rights

Harvard University has been buying thousands of acres of California vineyards. They’re doing it way above market price.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

US oil production and energy independence have reached a 28-year high, thanks mainly to fracking in North Dakota.

The Crude Business of Moving Oil in America

US oil production and energy independence have reached a 28-year high, thanks mainly to fracking in North Dakota.

from To the Point

KCRW's signature local public affairs program has expanded to include today's top national and international news, as well as local issues.

Monterey Shale Not the 'Mother Lode' of Oil It Was Touted to Be

KCRW's signature local public affairs program has expanded to include today's top national and international news, as well as local issues.

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