25 May 2015

Memorial Day Travel More Affordable Thanks to U.S. Energy Renaissance

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Memorial Day Travel More Affordable Thanks to U.S. Energy Renaissance

As the official kickoff to summer vacation begins, Memorial Day travelers enjoy cheaper gas prices compared to last year. The following article is about how new technologies have enabled domestic drilling, and how domestic drilling benefits U.S. consumers, manufacturers, the travel and tourism industry and the entire economy. The article was written by Brian Straessle and published on API.org. […]

21 May 2015

Government Releases Fire Plan to Protect Struggling Bird

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Government Releases Fire Plan to Protect Struggling Bird

Earlier this week, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, paid a visit to Boise to announce the plan for making greater sage grouse habitat a priority for fire prevention and response. The new plan focuses mostly on the Great Basin region of Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Oregon and California. The new plan comes from the federal government and the […]

20 May 2015

U.S. Energy – It’s All about Supply

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U.S. Energy – It’s All about Supply

Solid bipartisan support for important energy legislation is on display in the U.S. Senate, with members of a key committee considering a number of ways to increase access to domestic supplies of oil and natural gas – as well as bills ending 1970s-era restrictions on U.S. crude oil exports. The information below comes from EnergyTomorrow.org. […]

15 May 2015

Energy Production and Species Conservation Working Hand in Hand

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In the west, independent oil and natural gas companies are working closely with states, local communities and stakeholders, and conservation groups in the development and implementation of state-based plans to conserve the greater sage-grouse. Below is an article discussing the programs. It was written by Barry Russell, president and CEO of the Independent Petroleum Association […]

13 May 2015

VIDEO: Shale Development Enhances American Energy Security

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VIDEO: Shale Development Enhances American Energy Security

The following information comes from EnergyInDepth.org. It was put together by Ben Seifer. See the original here. Thanks to American ingenuity, the energy crisis that faced the United States in the mid-2000s is all but forgotten. Today, technological advancements such as hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have made the United States the world leader in oil […]

11 May 2015

Energy Companies, Environmental Groups Collaborate to Preserve Sage-Grouse Habitat in Wyoming and Beyond

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Energy Companies, Environmental Groups Collaborate to Preserve Sage-Grouse Habitat in Wyoming and Beyond

Oil and gas, other energy groups, and environmental  groups have come together to improve business practices in a way that will conserve the Sage Grouse population. The following content is brought to you by Energy API. It was posted on the NationalJournal.com To see the original, click here. Carey Farmer has been working in the oil and natural gas industry for 34 years, […]

7 May 2015

What to Know about Gas Laws

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What to Know about Gas Laws

Local legislators set up drilling infrastructure by passing a slew of gas and oil legislation. The following article was written by April Ehrlich and published on the Independent Enterprise. To see the original, click here. Idaho has officially dug its teeth into the gas industry by passing a slew of gas and oil legislation. Payette County […]

6 May 2015

Meet Colorado’s New Executive Director, Tracee Bentley

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Meet Colorado’s New Executive Director, Tracee Bentley

Below is a question and answer interview that introduces the Colorado Petroleum Council and its new executive director, Tracee Bentley. The post was originally seen on EnergyTomorrow.org. It was written/conducted by Energy Tomorrow’s Mark Green. To see the original, click here Q&A: Bentley Working to Safely Harness Colorado Energy The Colorado Petroleum Council and its new […]

29 Apr 2015

Idaho Wants to Be an Oil and Gas State

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The following story summarizes the recent changes made by the Idaho legislature to bring Idaho’s oil and gas laws up to speed with industry standards and to prevent waste and protect mineral owners during oil and gas development. The story comes from Fierce Energy. It was written by Jaclyn Brandt. See the original  here. The Idaho legislature made […]

29 Apr 2015

Growing U.S. Energy Self-Sufficiency

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Each month, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) puts out a Monthly Energy Review. Included are statistics on total energy production, consumption, trade, and energy prices; overviews of petroleum, natural gas, coal, electricity, nuclear energy, renewable energy, and international petroleum; carbon dioxide emissions; and data unit conversions. The March Review showed domestic energy production meeting 89% […]

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