New York Times article questions shale natural gas projections

While the Obama Administration and natural gas industry have been promoting shale development and domestic natural gas supply, the New York Times reports that U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) employees (within the U.S. Department of Energy) remain skeptical about the shale gas industry.  The June 26, 2011 article cites to internal EIA e-mails and documents that expressed doubts and concerns about the projections, economics and sustainability of shale gas development.  Opposition to the article came quickly, including from Forbes and Energy in Depth (a compilation of responses from various sources).