Mainstream Media is waking up to the over-hype of U.S. Shale Oil economics. It is a bit strange to me that the MSM has been paying a bit more attention to U.S. Shale Oil economics, only after the current oil price bull run has made waves of predictions of $100+ oil prices again. Pay attention to the simple numbers in the Forbes article.  Also note that the Permian is a "sweet spot" for fracking, and it seems pretty likely that the economic numbers for fracking outside of the sweet spot