Advances in oil and gas production technology, such as horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, have dramatically increased the production of oil and gas in the United States by unlocking shale gas and other resources that were previously difficult and expensive to recover.
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It has been clear for months that the Obama administration has lost interest in a true “all-of-the-above” approach to the nation’s energy – one that is being led by surging oil and natural gas production right here at home. Consider: Despite multiple State Department reviews filled with science showing that rejection of the Keystone XL… Keep reading →
DepSecDef Work Details 2017 Budget: Offset Just Beginning EXCLUSIVE Breaking Defense
The west is rightly known for mountain views and desert vistas. Many of these landscapes are managed by the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on behalf of all Americans. But something else is a major part of the region as well – tens of thousands of oil and gas wells and… Keep reading →
Energy News Roundup: Democrats Block Energy Bill, Renewables Overtake Fossil Fuels & Oil Falling FurtherBy Conor O'Sullivan
Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans rejected hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city’s lead-contaminated pipes. [Fox News] The US renewable energy industry installed 16 GW of clean energy in 2015, which is 68% of all new capacity… Keep reading →
A Statement From U.S. Secretary Of Energy Ernest Moniz On India Joining The Convention On Supplementary Compensation For Nuclear Damage (CSC)By Dr. Ernest Moniz | Secretary of Energy
“India’s membership in the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC) is a crucial step toward facilitating the growth of safe, civilian nuclear energy in the world’s second most populous country. In addition, India’s membership is a major step towards the global liability regime called for by the IAEA’s Nuclear Safety Action Plan to… Keep reading →
In 1972, Christopher Stone, a Harvard law professor, proposed the thoughtful rationale “Should Trees Have Standing?” to explore the topic of potential rights of nature from a legal perspective. He opined that rivers and trees and other “objects” of nature have rights and that these should be protected by granting legal standing to guardians of… Keep reading →