The Conference Board uses cookies to improve our website, enhance your experience, and deliver relevant messages and offers about our products. Detailed information on the use of cookies on this site is provided in our cookie policy. For more information on how The Conference Board collects and uses personal data, please visit our privacy policy. By continuing to use this Site or by clicking "OK", you consent to the use of cookies. 
The Shale Gas Boom and Other Uncertainties in U.S. Energy Markets

This overview is adapted from The Conference Board KnowlEdge Series® for member organizations, including two webcasts entitled "New Trends in Energy Markets."

A new technology—fracking—has radically boosted supplies of natural gas in the United States, creating the biggest disruption in energy markets since the 1970s. An oil boom may follow. But more natural gas and oil may not bring a stable operating environment for businesses where energy is concerned. Because it’s difficult to make linear forecasts based on past patterns extrapolated into the future, energy-intensive businesses might find it more useful to use scenario planning to develop strategy.



Gulf Economic Outlook - Q2 2021

Gulf Economic Outlook - Q2 2021

April 26, 2021 | Publication

Gulf Economic Outlook - Q1 2021

Gulf Economic Outlook - Q1 2021

February 15, 2021 | Publication

C-Suite Challenge™: Gulf Region COVID-19 Recovery

C-Suite Challenge™: Gulf Region COVID-19 Recovery

September 17, 2020 | Research Report




Support Our Work

Support our nonpartisan, nonprofit research and insights which help leaders address societal challenges.