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 … Continue reading
AP | By KEVIN BEGOS PITTSBURGH (AP) — It sounds like a free-market success story: a natural gas boom created by drilling company innovation, delivering a vast new source of cheap energy without the government subsidies that solar and wind power demand. “The free market has worked its magic,” the Barnett Shale Energy Education Council, … Continue reading
T.V. Program Special Hosts Prominent Washington Insiders to Debate Obama, Romney Energy Plans By Platts 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 … Continue reading
By Saabira Chaudhuri Unit Corp. (UNT) has agreed to acquire oil and natural gas assets from Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) for $617.1 million in cash, significantly increasing its acreage and allowing it to grow its production in the oil and natural gas liquids-rich Anadarko Basin
By Zachary R. Mider and Joe Carroll Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) (CHK), the U.S. energy explorer facing a $22 billion cash shortfall because of falling natural-gas prices, agreed to sell its pipeline interests to Global Infrastructure Partners for more than $4 billion.
By Rob Moritz Arkansas News Bureau LITTLE ROCK — If work on the Keystone XL oil pipeline does not begin soon jobs could be in jeopardy at a Little Rock plant that makes pipe for the project, two of Arkansas’ Republican congressmen warned here today.
Mitt Romney is vowing to approve TransCanada‘s Keystone XL pipeline on his first day on the job if elected U.S. president in November.
By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press DENVER – Western state officials took turns bashing the federal government Wednesday at a congressional field hearing on proposed nationwide drilling rules on hydraulic fracturing.
By EDWARD WELSCH CALGARY, Alberta—TransCanada Corp. TRP -0.58% submitted a reroute of its Keystone XL oil pipeline to the Nebraska state government Wednesday, moving a step closer to reviving the project after it was rejected by the U.S. government earlier this year.
By Laylan Copelin Americans are concerned about jobs and the money they are spending on energy, according to a University of Texas poll of consumer and voter attitudes about energy.
By Former Rep. J.C. Watts, Jr. President Obama recently got a look at what his failed energy policies are doing to America and I hope he fully appreciates that he does have the power to change things for the better.
By DANIEL GILBERT and RUSSELL GOLD States hoping to capitalize on their energy booms are running into resistance from local officials who want to be able to police the noise and industrialization that accompany oil-and-gas drilling.
Written by – Brian Gadd ZANESVILLE — Jobs in connection with shale oil and gas development in the area already are starting to perk up in advance of Halliburton breaking ground in April on 178 acres in the EastPointe Business Park.
Greater Use of Texas Natural Gas for Power Generation Will Create Jobs, Boost Economy
By: Larry Kudlow – CNBC Anchor No matter how much President Obama protests, the simple fact is that he continues to oppose and mock and disparage oil and gas drilling. He is a prisoner of the environmental left, and he remains on the wrong side of energy history.
by Kirk Siegler Economists say many industries are looking up this year. But perhaps none has a better outlook than the energy sector.
In remarks to reporters this morning, API’s Vice President for Regulatory and Economic Policy Kyle Isakower said a wave of possible new federal rules on shale oil and natural gas development could threaten its expansion and the increased jobs and revenue it promises to generate:
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.
By John Parkinson @jparkABC 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.
Jennifer Bendery firstname.lastname@example.org – WASHINGTON — The White House is throwing its support behind a decision by TransCanada to build a portion of the Keystone XL pipeline, even though the project will result in more oil going overseas and potentially higher gas prices.
Dave Montgomery The Fort Worth Star-Telegram AUSTIN — The politically volatile Keystone XL pipeline is becoming embroiled in a widening controversy in Texas
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?
By BRIAN “DOUG” DEEKEN Wayne County Young Republicans The economic benefits of extracting natural gas via hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” absolutely outweigh the trumped up environmental concerns.
by Gerry Calhoun With each new discovery of astounding amounts of natural gas or petroleum derived from shale comes renewed concern for the environmental impact of hydro-fracking (HF).
By Jim Malewitz, Stateline Staff Writer Natural gas has been good to Wyoming. The discovery of large shale deposits in the early 2000s put Wyoming at the center of a new energy boom in the West, bringing enough jobs to keep unemployment low
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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.
The House is expected to vote as early as Thursday on a Republican bill that would allow oil drilling off Florida’s Gulf coast to help finance a five-year highway bill.
Tommy Merritt joined Republicans from all across the State of Texas in demanding that the President immediately allow plans for the construction of the Keystone Pipeline.
China will get the oil from Canada that could have come to the U.S. By RICK PERRY Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was in Beijing recently signing an agreement and touting his country’s growing energy partnership with China.
· “The ongoing jobs revival” in America is being “stoked by cheap [natural gas]” · PA small business owner: “I’m not sure we’d be here if it wasn’t for [the natural gas industry]”
By Brian A. Shactman, CNBC.com The oil rush in North Dakota has it all. Billions of dollars. Thousands of jobs.
Robert Bradley Jr., Contributor Forbes In recent weeks, President Obama has cranked up his commitment to federal subsidies for “green” energy in the face of accumulating defaults by the politically connected companies.
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.
By David Lee Smith, The Motley Fool Under President Barack Obama, while we still lack a formal energy program that’s been developed in Congress, there’s little question that we’re now operating under a de facto energy program
A new liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling station built, owned and operated by Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq:CLNE) has opened in Seville, Ohio
Written by Anne Paine The Tennessean Piedmont Natural Gas plans to build a 13.5-mile pipelinewith a preliminary route charted through some of the most high-priced neighborhoods in town as well as the popular Radnor Lake State Natural Area.
Eric Wesoff 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.
By Peter Orsza The U.S. oil market could be on the verge of its own fracking revolution, similar to what the natural-gas market is already experiencing.
By Rich Miller, Asjylyn Loder and Jim Polson – Bloomberg The U.S. is the closest it has been in almost 20 years to achieving energy self-sufficiency, a goal the nation has been pursuing since the 1973 Arab oil embargo triggered a recession
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
By Mike Lee and Jeremy van Loon Kinder Morgan (KMP) Inc., which this year will become the largest U.S. pipeline company after its $20.7 billion purchase of El Paso Corp. (EP)
By Christopher E. Smith – Pipeline Editor Planned pipeline construction to be completed in 2012 rose 6.7% from the previous year, with increases in planned crude and natural gas pipelines more than countering sharply reduced products pipeline construction plans.
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
Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) will co-host the 2012 Colorado Election Energy Summit. The first of its kind event, also sponsored by the Colorado Oil & Gas Association and the Colorado Farm Bureau
Oil prices surged after today’s non-farm payrolls report from the Department of Labor came in well ahead of forecasts.
Louisiana’s current 3rd Congressional District is home to 27,954 direct maritime industrial jobs that support thousands of additional workers both directly and indirectly.
By: Richard Craver | Winston-Salem Journal Duke Energy will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today for apprentice line service workers in its Carolinas service area.
MICHAEL J. MISHAK SACRAMENTO, Calif — SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Late last year, California Gov. Jerry Brown pushed for a top state regulator to ease key requirements for companies seeking to tap California’s oil.
by Robert Rapier Refinery Closures and the Keystone Pipeline There have been several announcements in recent months of refinery closures that will likely impact gasoline supplies (and prices) on the East Coast.
Lawrence S. Katz / Toms River Should our president allow environmental lobbyists to influence or dictate this nation’s energy policy?