It is not breaking news that the oil and gas industry is paying for academic research. A reader sent me a white paper about it in 2009.
But the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story on industry influence on academic studies and I will soon have a whole lot more to say about that.
Drilling on Campus: Marcellus Shale boom puts colleges at crossroads
First of two parts
Corporate funding of Marcellus Shale studies at universities raises alarms
Drilling on Campus: the second of two parts