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Boom in Energy Spurs Industry in the Rust Belt

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 @ 9:07PM

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Waist-high weeds and a crumbling old Chevy mark the entrance to a rust-colored factory complex on the edge of town here, seemingly another monument to the passing of the golden age of American industry. But deep inside the 14-acre site, the thwack-thwack-thwack sound of metal on metal…

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Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

U.S. Seen as Biggest Oil Producer After Overtaking Saudi Arabia

The U.S. will remain the world’s biggest oil producer this year after overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia as extraction of...

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Friday, May 30th, 2014

On Energy, ‘All of the Above’ Is Working

It may come as a surprise, but the world leader in combined oil and natural gas production last year was...

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Horizontal Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing

Friday, October 12th, 2012 @ 4:25PM

Hydraulic fracturing – a technique used to dramatically boost production of oil and gas from difficult to reach geological formations – is essential to increasing domestic energy production. While it has been criticized by some in the environmental community, responsible...