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Do You Really Understand How Shale Gas Companies Drill Horizontally?

April 4, 2019 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Admit it, you have no clue. Of course we have all seen the diagrams of Shale Gas Wells with the pipe going vertically down into the ground and then turning a right angle to proceed horizontally where the well will be hydraulically fractured (not Fracked). How is that possible? Can […]

Study Finds Fracking Doesn’t Harm Drinking Water In Texas

June 20, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Hydraulic fracturing hasn’t contaminated groundwater in Texas, isn’t an earthquake hazard, and has been a boon for the state’s economy, according to a study released Monday. The new study’s conclusions on drinking water are in line with multiple other studies of hydraulic fracturing, popularly known as fracking. Hydraulic fracturing is the […]

Press Is Largely Ignoring Recent Awesome Fossil Fuel Related News

November 25, 2016 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Since Donald Trump’s election, environmental zealots have mostly had a very rough two weeks — and Donald Trump has had nothing to do with any of it. Two developments they consider really bad (meaning good for the rest of us) far outweigh the single item they’re celebrating. First, in Wyoming, just two […]

Fracturing Common Sense

August 21, 2016 by

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Colorado extremists want to ban fracking, oil, gas, jobs, revenues, property rights By Paul Driessen ~ Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has given the USA and world centuries of new petroleum supplies, lowered energy prices for manufacturers, motorists and consumers, and altered geopolitics for the Middle East, Russia and Venezuela. New natural gas supplies […]

What Really Drives Anti Fracking Zealots?

September 22, 2014 by

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They want to end fossil fuels and capitalism, control our lives and impose eco-utopia By Paul Driessen ~ Recent news stories underscore the tremendous benefits brought by America’s fracking revolution. * The shale oil production boom could boost US crude production to 9.5 million barrels of oil per day (bopd) next year, reducing America’s crude […]

End This Wail About Shale. We’re Robbing Ourselves

August 22, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ In the US: The “gale of shale” is hitting the US and the world with surplus energy. In 2000, shale was 2% of natural gas supply; in 2012, it was about 37%; and will be about 65% within the next two decades. The US is poised for shipping out shale gas […]

The Energy Crisis Is An Artificial One, Created By Bad Policies

April 17, 2009 by

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Newt Gingrich. For the past 30 years, America has grown increasingly dependent upon foreign sources of energy, sending American dollars to countries that are hostile to American interests and leaving us vulnerable to wild fluctuations in energy prices. This energy crisis has not gone unnoticed in Washington. Every U.S. president since Richard Nixon has spoken […]