Art Berman is a Director and Geological Consultant at Labyrinth Consulting Services. He is a distinguished petroleum geologist with over 42 years of extensive experience in the oil and gas industry. He is a recognized expert on U.S. shale plays and currently consults for a number of exploration and production companies and capital groups in the energy sector. Berman regularly speaks about energy topics on radio, television, and national print and web publications. He has authored over 100 articles on geology, technology, and the petroleum industry.