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Thursday, March 6th, 2014 @ 6:06PM

U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin

WASHINGTON — The crisis in Crimea is heralding the rise of a new era of American energy diplomacy, as the Obama administration tries to deploy the vast new supply of natural gas in the United States as a weapon to undercut the influence of the Russian president, Vladimir V. Putin,…

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Thursday, February 27th, 2014 @ 7:28PM

Business Perspectives: Don’t give into fear tactics; get the facts about fracking

Fear has become a principal means of directing public opinion away from the facts, and in the case of hydraulic fracturing, it is occurring with a well-known and historically acceptable process associated with recovering oil and natural gas from the Earth. Fear of the unknown is primal and instinctive and…

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Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 @ 4:07PM

Congratulations, America. You’re (Almost) Energy Independent. Now What?

By DANIEL YERGIN For four decades, whenever the American political debate turned to energy, the discussion was all about shortage and scarcity, a reality that haunted the United States ever since the global oil crises of the 1970s. That conversation is over. And now the unconventional energy revolution—newly accessible supplies…

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Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 @ 4:01PM

Improving U.S. oil production reaches milestone in October

Improving U.S. oil production reaches milestone in October, agency says By Steven Mufson, Published: November 13 The United States produced more crude oil in October than it imported for the first time since early 1995, as domestic shale oil output continued to surge and U.S. consumption of petroleum products remained…

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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 @ 4:07PM

Energy Boom Puts Wells in America’s Backyards

Hydraulic Fracturing Largely Driving Transformation of the Nation’s Landscape The Wall Street Journal Photo: Benjamin Rasmussen for The Wall Street Journal Over the summer, something sprang up in the view from Dorsey Johnson’s back deck north of Denver, where she watches sunsets over Colorado’s front range. It was a noisy,…

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Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 @ 9:17PM

Landrieu, Wyden, Murkowski Introduce Bill to Promote US-Israeli Energy Collaboration

September 10, 2013 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., along with Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources respectively, introduced the United States-Israel Energy Cooperation Enhancement Bill. This bipartisan legislation continues Sen….

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