15 Oct 2015

Federal Regulators Seen More Threatening Than Low Oil/Gas Prices in Western States

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The following article comes from Richard Nemec of NaturalGasIntel.com. It discusses the threat to exploration and production now facing the eleven western states after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agencies’ recent measure to withdraw millions of acres from western states. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continue […]

8 Sep 2015

The Energy Renaissance at Home, through Modern Technologies, Creates Jobs, Economic Growth and Energy Security

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The Energy Renaissance at Home, through Modern Technologies, Creates Jobs, Economic Growth and Energy Security

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that the average retail price for regular gasoline on Aug. 31 was $2.51 per gallon – the lowest price for the Monday before Labor Day since 2004 and 95 cents lower than the Monday before Labor Day last year. EIA’s chart: With lower gasoline prices here at home, […]

16 Jun 2015

Shale Oil Turned North Dakota from One of the Poorest US States into the Second Most Prosperous State in a Decade

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Shale Oil Turned North Dakota from One of the Poorest US States into the Second Most Prosperous State in a Decade

North Dakota has had an amazing economic turnaround over the last decade thanks to the production of shale oil. The following article was written by Mark J. Perry and published on American Enterprise Institute – AEI.org. To see the article on AEI.org, click here. The chart above shows North Dakota’s annual oil production in millions of barrels […]

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 […]

25 Mar 2015

Americans Have $48 Billion More in Their Pockets Each Year Thanks to the Shale Boom

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Energy production technology is good for American consumers. Last year, residential consumer gas bills dropped $13 billion. The following information was written by Sean Hackbarth and posted on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce blog on March 23rd, 2015. See the original here. The New Republic is no fan of hydraulic fracturing. However, they published a piece by staff writer Danny Vinik […]

4 Mar 2015

Infographic: Shale Development Boosting Property Values & Royalty Payments

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The following infographic comes from EnergyInDepth (EID). It shows that states with active shale development have seen steady increases in property values year-after-year while collecting new royalty and tax payments. Shale development is having a positive effect on the market overall. Americans living in states that produce oil and gas from shale are seeing economic benefits […]

14 Feb 2015

IEA: U.S. Shale a Game Changer

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IEA: U.S. Shale a Game Changer

The following article was written by Allison Good and comes from EnergyInDepth.org. The article reviews the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s yearly Market Report that was released earlier this week. The report shows that the U.S. oil industry is having a world wide market impact. The IEA predicts that the U.S. will be the number one […]

21 Nov 2014

Shale Revolution: Opportunity To Jump-Start Economic Growth

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The following article comes from Forbes. It was a guest article written by Scott Nyquist, director at McKinsey & Company and Susan Lund a partner at the McKinsey Global Institute. Will the U.S. shale boom turn out to be a bust? The recent decline in oil prices has left some questioning whether it can be sustained. But […]

7 Nov 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Five Ways Shale Development Helps Consumers

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Shale development is reinvigorating our economy, powering our nation, and supporting American consumers from the well pad to the grocery store. As EID has reported in the past, shale development is helping to provide good-paying jobs for individuals and families across the country – jobs that provide wages close to double the national average, according […]

24 Sep 2014

A Four-Step Energy Strategy For Our Time

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A Four-Step Energy Strategy For Our Time

The article below was seen on RealClearEnergy.org. It was written by Mark Mills, author of “Prime The Pump: The Case for Repealing America’s Oil Export Ban,” July 2014. The original article may be seen here. It’s a sign of the times: The Islamic State is getting millions in oil revenues. According to one news organization, the terror group is even recruiting […]

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