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April 17, 2014
A recent Bloomberg article revealed an interesting fact about some of the fractivists in Colorado trying to push a so-called local control measure that ...
April 16, 2014
Why Shale Development is So Important to U.S. Consumers by Shawn Bennett The importance of shale development seems like a no brainer to most, pr...
April 16, 2014
By Ricardo Lopez April 16, 2014, 9:45 a.m. The American Petroleum Institute said hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it is sometimes called, co...
April 12, 2014
Shale Reduces Costs for American Consumers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsW1rWAjSeU&feature=youtu.be...
April 11, 2014
The reality is that the new energy explosion helps us all. For all the coverage America's energy boom has gotten, there are still a lot of...
April 11, 2014
Today, the website FracFocus.org marks its third anniversary providing the public with information about hydraulic fracturing. FracFocus was Develop...
April 06, 2014
BY JIM FUQUAY jfuquay@star-telegram.com Ottis Grimes had seen and heard enough. Too much, really. His own livelihood might depend on the en...
April 03, 2014
Environmentalist Foundations Fund Anti-Fossil Fuel Echo Chamber Nonprofit news venture shares donors with green groups it routinely cites ...
April 01, 2014
A recent soapbox by Mark Crough (“Greed, complicity, fear perpetuate dangerous industry, March 6) paints an awfully alarming picture of life near ...
March 29, 2014
AUSTIN — The $1.3 billion Texas economy has completely recovered from the Great Recession and is getting stronger, official and independent econom...
March 20, 2014
Just when we thought there wasn’t room for another nail in the coffin for anti-fracking activists’ claims on natural gas, two top White Hous...
March 20, 2014
(Reuters) - Energy-intensive manufacturing employment will increase by more than 1 percent a year in the United States through 2020, with 72 percent of ...
March 19, 2014
White House adviser John Podesta took aim Wednesday at environmentalists who have criticized the Obama administration’s support for natural gas. ...
March 17, 2014
Maryland Congressman Steny Hoyer has tirelessly promoted his "Make It in America" campaign, an initiative to advance policies to help the coun...
March 13, 2014
With SPR Test, Obama Administration Warms Up to Flex U.S. Energy Muscle   Reuters (analysis): A rare U.S. test of its strategic oil reserves ...
March 12, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States, with its abundant supplies of natural gas, would seem to have an easy answer to Europe's fears that a strong r...
March 11, 2014
Concerns about hydro-fracturing persist in the public mind. How does it work? How much water does it use? What happens to the waste water? What is in th...
March 10, 2014
HOUSTON — The United States became more energy secure in 2013 as the shale boom continued to pad domestic resources, according to an analysis by t...
March 10, 2014
The US holds ample reserves of natural gas to help supply rising world gas demand, particularly for gas-fired electric power generation in Asia, speaker...
March 04, 2014
A common criticism of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is that it wastes water. Los Angeles just became the largest U.S. city to vote to ban fracking...
March 03, 2014
Natural gas was the origin of the crisis in Ukraine. The country serves as a transit point for about 6 billion cubic feet per day of Russia’s natg...
February 19, 2014
Silicon Valley may get better press, but in this period of dismal employment growth it's the oft-maligned hydrocarbon sector that's creating mor...
February 14, 2014
New shale extraction technology is ushering in an era of lower energy costs in the US that will have an impact around the world. Lower energy costs ...
February 13, 2014
How Low-Cost Nat Gas May Be Helping to Fuel a Resurgence in U.S. Manufacturing By Christina Scotti Published February 13, 2014 FOXBusiness...
February 13, 2014
FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February 13, 2014-- ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutio...
February 13, 2014
by Julia Bell jbell@ipaa.org, Washington, D.C.   Developing oil and natural gas from shale in the United States has brought with it many ...
February 07, 2014
Blackmon: Fracking firms are not to blame for state's water worries Lawn watering and city pipeline leaks use more of resource By David Blac...
February 05, 2014
HOUSTON — Former U.S. Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar said Wednesday morning that he believes hydraulic fracturing is safe, and the energy ...
February 05, 2014
State public health officials in Colorado have publicly disavowed the latest paper from a team of researchers whose work is routinely cited by political...
February 05, 2014
State public health officials in Colorado have publicly disavowed the latest paper from a team of researchers whose work is routinely cited by political...
February 03, 2014
President Obama came into Tuesday's State of the Union address with some pretty compelling environmental credentials. On his watch, the U.S. has...
January 31, 2014
President Barack Obama came into Tuesday’s State of the Union address with some pretty compelling environmental credentials. On his watch, the U.S...
January 24, 2014
When Headlines Obscure Science on Shale Development  - Steve Everley Earlier this month, a Bloomberg News headline made a very serious accu...
January 21, 2014
How America’s Fracking Boom Helps to Boost Treasuries Demand By Daniel Kruger January 21, 2014 America’s shale boom is providing a...
January 15, 2014
Mayor Emanuel: Shale Providing a ‘Manufacturing Renaissance’ 2:02pm EST January 15, 2014 by Kyna Legner kyna@energyindepth.org, ...
January 14, 2014
Environmentalists Don't Want You to Know This, but Here's How Natural Gas Is Changing America By Matt DiLallo   ...
January 14, 2014
Andrew Cuomo’s fracking ‘cone’ job Blocking traffic on toll-plaza lanes of the George Washington Bridge for four days under c...
January 13, 2014
Why America's Energy Future Ultimately Lies in Our Own Hands by Isac Simon, The Motley Fool Jan 13th 2014 9:09AM Updated Jan 13th 2...
January 12, 2014
A Saudi Prince isn’t hiding his fear of the rising North American energy juggernaut, and is publicly calling for his country to start working ...
January 08, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC – The biggest innovation in energy so far this century has been the development of shale gas and the associated resource known as &...
January 06, 2014
CARLSBAD – The Permian Basin, which stretches from West Texas into southeast New Mexico, was one of the first proving grounds for the drilling tec...
January 02, 2014
Good news for 2014 -- a domestic energy revolution is underway in the USA By Nathan Mehrens Published January 02, 2014 | FoxNews.com &nb...
December 30, 2013
Texas oil and natural gas keep on giving Posted Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 By Ed Ireland Special to the Star-Telegram Just in time fo...
December 26, 2013
Hydraulic fracturing seen helping Texas fight drought By Emily Pickrell, Houston Chronicle : December 25, 2013 : Updated: December 25, 2013 7:48pm ...
December 26, 2013
Study: Fracking saves water Posted By Chuck Ross On 3:37 PM 12/26/2013 In | No Comments Hydraulic fracturing conserves water compared to oth...
December 19, 2013
American consumers are savings hundreds of dollars a year thanks to a natural gas boom that has pushed down energy costs.   The avera...
December 17, 2013
The United States took significant steps toward achieving energy independence in 2013 with Texas oil fields and companies leading the way. Whether t...
December 17, 2013
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ office said Thursday that the state’s current 2014-2015 budget will end with a positive balance of nearly $2....
December 17, 2013
The Great American Energy Boom: US oil and gas output this year will be close to the highest in US history, thanks to shale Mark J. Perry |...
December 06, 2013
Manufacturing is coming back to America. The numbers are quite stunning, actually. Estimates suggest that nearly $100 billion is being spent to bring ma...
December 05, 2013
The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported this week that Texas pumped 2.7 million barrels of oil per day during September, the highest average...
November 22, 2013
The first gushers sprayed oil into the skies of Texas, Ohio and California more than a century ago. America has relentlessly drained its reservoirs of o...
November 21, 2013
HOUSTON — A Dutch fertilizer company said Thursday it plans to build in Beaumont what would be the largest methanol plant in the United States. ...
November 19, 2013
The Interior Department says it disbursed more than $14.2 billion in revenue generated by energy production during the federal fiscal year that ended Oc...
November 19, 2013
Reps. Bill Flores (R-Texas) and Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) In just a few short years, the United States has become the world’s number one oil and...
November 15, 2013
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November 12, 2013
By Kenneth Artz The recovery of natural gas through smart drilling and hydraulic fracturing is cutting energy costs and raising living standards thr...
October 28, 2013
Jerry Burnes Hydraulic fracturing is good for oil production and its also good for the economy A Purdue University study found t...
October 22, 2013
Anti-fracking arguments are not based on facts Once again, the ill-informed opposition to hydraulic fracturing has misconstrued the facts and ...
October 21, 2013
In a bit of encouraging climate news, the U.S. government reported Monday that U.S. emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases from the burning of foss...
October 10, 2013
A recent letter to the editor tries to revive the thoroughly debunked claim that hydraulic fracturing threatens farms and ranches, and by extension, peo...
October 08, 2013
But other states, even California, are joining the fray… Almost lost in all the news about the federal government “shutdown” (whi...
October 04, 2013
Comments from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the recovery and clean-up efforts following Colorado’s historic floods directly co...
October 04, 2013
The burgeoning natural gas revolution in the United States threatens the central economic strategy of Russia and leaves its autocratic leaders with few ...
September 28, 2013
A review of air quality in the Barnett Shale using data from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality finds that emissions related to natural gas p...
September 26, 2013
The U.S. is producing 14 percent more of its own energy than it did in 2005 due to the increase in oil and natural gas production, according to data fro...
September 24, 2013
Darryl, As one who favors fracking, I am sad to note unfortunate misuse of terms in media. Most important is “environmentalist” in refe...
September 24, 2013
Two former high-profile members of President Obama's cabinet are reassuring the public that hydraulic fracturing —fracking — is a safe t...
September 23, 2013
By Shane Hoover Updated Sep. 23, 2013 @ 11:11 pm CANTON Unconventional drilling for oil and natural gas, such as that in Ohio’s Utica ...
September 16, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Drilling and fracking for natural gas don't seem to spew immense amounts of the greenhouse gas methane into the air, as has ...
September 13, 2013
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September 10, 2013
Growing use of natural gas for power generation is good news for cleaner energy, and the result is one of the greatest untold environmental stories of o...
September 06, 2013
Plastics are among many U.S. industries that will benefit from development of shale-based natural gas, according to a new study from rese...
September 05, 2013
FORTUNE -- The rapid rise in shale gas and tight oil in the United States constitutes nothing less than a revolution in oil and natural gas. No longer c...
September 05, 2013
A new study illustrates the far-reaching economic contributions of unconventional oil and natural gas development, particularly in the manufacturing sec...
September 04, 2013
Rising U.S. oil and natural gas production is having a bigger impact on the U.S. economy than estimated a couple years ago, according to a leading econo...
September 04, 2013
WASHINGTON — The oil and gas boom is saving consumers thousands of dollars annually and tipping the scales in favor of U.S. ...
September 04, 2013
Development of unconventional oil and gas reserves isn’t just lining the pockets of big energy companies. According to a new report from research ...
September 04, 2013
The big news this week comes in the form of a new study conducted by IHS IHS +1.8% , documenting the huge positive impact that shale oil and natural gas...
September 02, 2013
Re: “‘No’ vote on fracking is a yes for quality of life,” Saturday Hits and Misses. You asserted the city council’s &l...