How to Make the Shale Boom Better

Allowing American natural gas producers to more easily ship Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) all over the world would take America's shale revolution to new heights.



Half the Natural Gas Extracted in America Now Comes from Shale

The shale gas boom, spurred by fracking and horizontal drilling, is bigger than anyone thought it would be.



Gas fracking boosts US economy, energy independence: study

The Obama administration unveiled a report Thursday that credits fracking with making the United States more energy independent as well as creating 133,000 new jobs - including in New York neighbor Pennsylvania.



The surge in US shale oil has offset declines elsewhere, stabilized world oil supply, prevented gas prices from rising

With the huge increase in the supply of domestically produced crude oil in recent years - US output is now at a 27-year high and heading for an all-time record high next year - why haven't gas prices come down?



Birthplace of USS New Jersey Saved by Shale Production

The shale boom and the Jones Act are saving shipbuilding at the 213-year-old Philadelphia Navy Yard. "Less than three years ago, you would have seen an empty dock, empty building dock..." Instead, the company has tripled employment...



Oil and Gas Industry Continues Innovating to Reduce Environmental Footprints

This week, oil and gas operators have been getting a lot of coverage for what they do best - innovation.



Local Governments Getting Boost from Shale Energy Boom

We know that the shale energy boom has been good for job creation and the economy. Now, a new study finds that shale energy development is a net plus for local governments.



Fracking Insiders See No End To Boom

Despite official predictions that the U.S. energy boom will pop like a bubble in the next 20 years, people engaged in drilling for oil and gas - from the financiers to the frackers - see no end to boom times or low gas prices, industry insiders said in Chicago Friday.



On Keystone XL, put policy ahead of politics

Upon the latest exasperating delay of the Keystone XL pipeline project, our union - the Laborers' International Union of North America - suggested that the Obama administration grow a set of antlers or take a lesson from Popeye and eat some spinach.



Shale Boom Sends U.S. Crude Supply to Highest Since 1930s

The U.S. is stockpiling the most crude since the Great Depression, thanks to the shale boom that has boosted production to the most in 26 years.

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