2/5/2020 | Rigzone— Since 2008, the shale revolution has boomed U.S. natural gas production 60 percent to 95 Bcf/d. Long high and volatile, gas prices have become low and stable in the “shale-era.”
1/27/2020 | The Center Square— Texas' economy could suffer a severe blow if a ban on hydraulic fracturing were enacted, as some of the leading Democratic candidates for president have proposed, according to a study published by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Energy Institute.
1/27/2020 | World Oil Magazine—The incredible transformation in the world energy landscape during recent years has been, in no small part, brought about by the U.S. shale revolution. The abundant oil and natural gas unlocked by horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has enabled the U.S. to become “the undisputed leader of oil and gas production worldwide” (IEA), and the past decade’s momentum is predicted to continue.
1/22/2020 | The Daily Signal— “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.
01/13/2020 | Houston Public Media— New data from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) shows power generated from wind nearly caught up to that from coal in 2019. Both now make up about 20% of the state’s energy mix, with wind just 0.3 percentage points below coal.
01/11/2020 | Yahoo! — New York won’t appeal a ruling by a judge who rejected the state’s claim that Exxon Mobil Corp. misled investors for years about the oil giant’s internal planning for risks associated with climate change.
01/8/2020 | WTOV9 Fox— WHEELING, W. Va. — Students at Corpus Christi School had a chance to learn all about the oil and gas industry Wednesday as the Mobile Oilfield Learning Unit was on site. It's a hands-on program that teaches kids about STEM and the different activities involved with the oil and gas industry, which is booming in the Ohio Valley right now.
09/22/2019 | The Hill— A big environmental talking point this election season is a call to ban fracking. The argument is supported by the likes of Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.).
09/16/2019 | Dallas Morning News Editorial— The world is not facing an oil crisis. Yes, half of Saudi Arabia’s daily production capacity was knocked out last week when facilities were damaged by airstrikes. Yes, if it takes many months for the Saudis to repair the facility, that could keep oil prices elevated.