"Bubble" gets thrown around a bit more as prices for U.S. shale assets sky, nearing the peaks...

|By:, SA News Editor

"Bubble" gets thrown around a bit more as prices for U.S. shale assets sky, nearing the peaks from before the financial crisis (when oil was on its way to $200/barrel). Overseas firms, wanting a piece of U.S. action along with the expertise to exploit shale back home, have jumped in with $8B in buys in the past 2 weeks.