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How The Shale Revolution Became The MVP Of US Energy Production

February 8, 2020 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Coleman Raush ~ America’s oil and gas production is like Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes. Defies expectations. Continually amazes. Sets new records. Makes a lot of people very happy. Within the past decade, the United States has seen remarkable benefits as a result of the shale revolution. Fueled by innovation and American entrepreneurial grit, the U.S. […]

How The Oil Production Boom Has Benefited America

January 24, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ “We can’t just drill our way out of the problem.” That was the oft-repeated phrase of President Barack Obama,  who throughout his presidency argued that the key to beating higher gasoline prices was to subsidize alternative energies, such as solar and wind. It was a common sentiment from those who fretted […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fracking Is Fundamental

December 23, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ “It is a sad day when a state chooses to listen to the fear, uncertainty, and doubts spread by anti-fossil fuel agitators rather than making a decision for economic strength that would benefit schools, communities, and many of its poorest citizens—especially when the vilified technology, hydraulic fracturing, has been used safely […]

The Energy Revolution and Its Discontents

July 4, 2012 by

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By Lachlan Markay ~ With all the gloomy economic news coming out of late, one bright spot flew under the radar last week: the United States is poised to be the proverbial center of the energy universe. A recent study by Harvard Research Fellow Leonardo Maugeri found that the United States’ incredible shale reserves represent “the most […]