AP Attempts to Smear Shale Drillers as Arrogant

Another AP story with anti-drilling overtones is making the rounds. This one, written by AP reporter Kevin Begos, attempts (in our opinion) to unfairly shade comments by both John Hofmeister, the former president of Shell, and Terry Engelder, Penn State geologist and the “father of the Marcellus,” as tacitly admitting that drilling has caused chemical contamination in some water supplies. They never said it, and to imply it is an outrage.

Here’s the AP article now making its way around the mainstream media echo chamber with the pretentious title, “Industry Arrogance Fueling Fracking Anger?”…

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