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06.01.15

Oil and Gas Energize U.S. Job Market

The American job market is the best it's been in six years... This U.S. energy boom is creating many new jobs here in America, and it's a leading contributor to American workers' vaulting out of the unemployment line and into the middle class.

 

05.08.15

Opinion: Approving Energy Exports Would Unlock Huge Economic Growth

The Department of Energy recently approved an application from Alaska LNG to export natural gas. But there's a catch: these exports can only go to nations where the United States has a free-trade agreement in place.

 

02.24.15

We need to put our nation in first place.

From Vets4Energy Michigan: "The resources are abundant. We have the knowledge, the innovation and the workforce to be completely energy independent from foreign controlling sources of oil. Our Washington bureaucrats saddle us with unnecessary regulations which stymie our progress..."

 

02.21.15

Pennsylvania Needs the Gas Industry, Not A Severance Tax

Pennsylvania's gas industry has done great things for the Commonwealth and Vinny Gaglione says he hopes Tom Wolf's actions on natural gas match his rhetoric. His proposed severance tax seems to go in the opposite direction.

 

02.03.15

Lift oil export ban and Alaska will benefit

The oil export ban has outlived its usefulness -- if it ever had any -- and is ripe for repeal. And that would be a boon to Alaska and the nation.

 

02.02.15

Viewpoint: Americans support Keystone XL Pipeline

I was both encouraged and disappointed as I followed the recent U.S. House of Representatives' vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline, which will carry 830,000 barrels of oil per day into Gulf of Mexico refineries from Canada.

 

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.

 
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