There is no doubt that finding and developing more of this gas will create American jobs, increase tax revenue, decrease our dependence upon foreign sources of oil and be a good thing for our economy in general. The technology and infrastructure to accomplish all of this is in place, ready to go.
Many examples of these Shale Gas Plays are exhibited on this blog. Some of these shales include the Barnett, Haynesville, Fayetteville, Marcellus, and the Woodford. These articles can be found on this blog through the search function.