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February 24, 2020 The Arithmetic Of Fracking

Source: Forbes

Could a ban on fracking happen? Would it benefit the nation? Democratic presidential candidates and some incumbent officeholders have recently called for a ban on the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells, which is used to...

January 28, 2020 The Warren Fracking Ban Would Devastate America

Source: National Review

An investigation into Elizabeth Warren’s disastrous promise to ban hydraulic fracturing via executive order on Day One of her presidency

January 17, 2020 The U.S. Natural Gas Boom Is On Its Last Legs


Weak natural gas prices amid abundant supply and a falling rig count across the United States will slow down U.S. natural gas production growth this year, and some basins will even see production declines, analysts say.

January 6, 2020 Should The U.S. Ban Fracking? - text/video

By 2020, for the first time in 70 years, the US is predicted to become a net energy exporter. Most of this progress can be attributed to the combination of two technologies known as hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling....

December 10, 2019 As the climate crisis grows, Big Oil finds itself over a barrel Joel Makower

Source: GreenBiz

These aren’t the happiest of times for the fossil fuel industry, and the petroleum majors in particular. The world’s largest oil and gas companies are facing strong headwinds from activists, investors and communities, pitting the...

November 7, 2019 Fracking is finished in the UK – thanks to the power of public protest

Source: The Guardian

On Saturday morning the UK government announced it would be halting fracking in England with immediate effect. Following years of opposition from local communities, the wider public and other major political parties, the...

September 16, 2019 Oil Prices Jump Following Drone Attack On Saudi Oil Facility

Source: NPR

The price of oil saw a massive price spike Monday following drone strikes on a Saudi oil facility over the weekend that has shut off more than half of the kingdom's daily exports, or about 5% of the world's crude production.

June 24, 2019 Hate on fracking if you must, but it’s helped America’s energy independence

Source: The News Tribune

Those are isolated and rare occurrences in this country, but it wasn’t that long ago that gas lines were far more common and widespread in the United States. That would have been in everyone’s least-favorite decade, the 1970s,...

May 1, 2019 Permian oil and gas companies look to mitigate water waste from fracking

Source: Current Argus

Southeast New Mexico’s oil boom was credited by many to increased use of hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – and horizontal drilling allowing producers more breadth to go deep underground to access previously unreachable shale.

April 26, 2019 Report ranks oil companies by water, chemical management practices

Source: Houston Chronicle

A new report from the shareholder advocacy group As You Sow and investment advisory firm Boston Common Asset Management ranks oil companies based on their water and chemicals management practices. Released on Wednesday morning,...

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