CFR's Michael Levi casts a skeptical eye on arguments that cheap natural gas from shale will...

|By:, SA News Editor

CFR's Michael Levi casts a skeptical eye on arguments that cheap natural gas from shale will really lead to a dramatic revival of U.S. manufacturing, but he may have overlooked two factors: many petrochemical plants have been reopening in places like Louisiana and Texas, and the need for pipelines and hydraulic fracturing equipment could cause a mini-boom on its own.