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05.30.14

Debunking claims against hydraulic fracturing

The debate over hydraulic fracturing has found its way to Nevada. Nevadans can expect to hear a laundry list of horror stories about hydraulic fracturing - none of which are true.

 

02.05.14

Keystone report from State Dept. puts common sense back in the pipeline

Environmentalists have drawn a line in the sand on the Keystone XL pipeline. It's the wrong line in the wrong sand, far away from any realistic assessment of the merits - as yet another government analysis has confirmed. It's past time for President Obama to set aside politics and resolve this bizarre distraction of an issue.

 

12.03.13

Greener than 'Green'

A constant, mild hiss. That was my chief observation when I returned to Anadarko Petroleum's Landon Pad A, a natural-gas site in Lycoming County, Pa.

 

11.09.13

The truth about fracking? - An oilfield engineer seeks to reassure you

Delaney Leigh, a Kalispell native, is an oil engineer and a graduate of Montana Tech University. She has worked for an oil services company for the past decade and has lived/worked in Siberia, Calgary and Denver. She has posted an article on the truth about fracking.

 

08.08.13

Hydraulic fracturing is the future of American energy

Retired Air Force Major General Bill Hodgkins, a Vets4Energy member, authored an OpEd relaying the importance of hydraulic fracturing to strengthening our energy security.

 

01.07.13

Real Promised Land

We found this website that provided a different opinion to "The Promise Land" movie and are providing it to our energy forum readers: To hear Hollywood tell it, folks out in rural America who are presented with an opportunity to develop their mineral rights and produce clean-burning natural gas for the country have a tough choice on their hands: Don't do it, and you ruin your economy. Do it, and you ruin your environment.

 

04.18.12

Benefits and opportunities in oil and gas

U.S. oil and natural gas production is higher today than it has been for many years, providing a big boost to the economy at a time of sluggish job and income growth.

 

09.30.11

Fractured Facts on Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids

A great deal of misinformation is flowing freely around the process of hydraulic fracturing, and in particular the fracturing fluids which are used to support the process. Let's look at the facts to shut off this fluid flow of myths.

 

08.01.11

Exporting Natural Gas Benefits America

Natural gas prices in the United States have been low in the past few years, and increased estimates in natural gas reserves from shale formations in Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana are opening opportunities to increase exports to other nations. In some countries, natural gas prices are three times as high as they are in the United States.

 

07.26.11

Horizontal Drilling, Hydraulic Fracturing, Shale Gas and Impact on Energy Markets

Horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing, and shale gas have received a ton of press lately. But what impacts do these unconventional techniques have on energy markets?

 
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