Daniel Yergin: The TT Interview

Daniel Yergin, the Pulitzer-prize winning author and a leading authority on energy, recently published a new book, The Quest, examining today’s energy challenges. The book includes a look at recent technological advancements in hydraulic fracturing — advancements pioneered in Texas — as well as the rise of Texas wind power, which happened subsequent to his 1990 landmark work, The Prize.

Yergin visited Dallas last week to speak at the World Affairs Council. Before his speech, he answered questions about Texas oil interests in Libya, the state’s energy future and the national debate over how to spell “fracking.” This interview has ...

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