By Tony Shan | February 4, 2013
Counties near Durham inch closer to fracking.
Since the North Carolina legislature approved hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, in July 2012, state representatives have debated how to move the process forward.
This map depicts the natural gas deposits (brown) in the Durham area that may be harnessed through fracking in coming years. Continue Reading →
President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney hotly debated energy independence and drilling for oil in North America during the town hall style Presidential Debate at Hofstra University in Long Island, N.Y. Continue Reading →
T.V. Program Special Hosts Prominent Washington Insiders to Debate Obama, Romney Energy Plans
Although both claim to favor an “all of the above” strategy for establishing energy policies and achieving energy independence, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney have very different approaches, experts said during a special U.S. presidential campaign edition of Platts Energy Week, an all-energy news and talk show program. Continue Reading →
by Kirk Siegler
Economists say many industries are looking up this year. But perhaps none has a better outlook than the energy sector. Continue Reading →
By Siobhan Hughes
House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) on Wednesday sounded an unusually optimistic note after meeting with President Barack Obama, saying they came away feeling they could find common ground on energy and jobs policies. Continue Reading →
Before ending his news conference this morning at the Capitol, House Speaker John Boehner vented his frustrations over record gasoline prices, calling on the president to present his own written proposal for an energy plan and blaming “radical environmentalists” for standing in the way of a national energy policy. Continue Reading →
By Ben Geman
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) is expressing frustration with the debate in Washington over the Keystone XL pipeline, which he strongly supports.
“Ninety per cent of these jackasses that are complaining about the Keystone pipeline in Washington, D.C., Continue reading
VARNEY: Pennsylvania Republican Congressman Tim Murphy with me now.
Congressman, you heard what the president’s got to say, that we’re producing more oil now than we have in at any time in the last eight years and he wants to expand domestic production even more. Are you buying that? Continue Reading →
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Austin: A University of Texas study says there’s no direct link between groundwater contamination and a controversial process to extract oil and gas known as fracking. Continue Reading →
The argument that renewable energy should be favoured because it will create “green jobs” – a view held by environmental groups, policymakers and companies in the renewables sector – is trumping economic logic and leaving consumers out of pocket. Continue Reading →
BY Celeste Katz – nydailynews.com
Rep. Michael Grimm’s support for a natural gas pipeline through Queens is fueling criticism that he’s a just another pol courting powerful private interests — not the Tea Party reformer he claims to be. Continue Reading →
We add Santorum’s energy policy ideas to the mix.
Last month we published an article on the energy policies of Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, the clear front-runners in the GOP at that time. Continue Reading →
Europe may be getting its act together to impose austerity, but there are no concrete proposals to promote growth. Continue reading
A handful of liquefied natural gas export facilities proposed for Canada’s Pacific Coast could spark a round of acquisitions and new joint ventures as the projects’ backers look to secure sufficient natural gas supplies to fill their facilities Continue Reading →
CBS Denver - Natural gas vehicles are not yet as common as more traditional uses of the fuel like gas-powered furnaces, stoves and water heaters.But Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper have launched an initiative to increase the use of natural gas vehicles Continue Reading →