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Quantifying the impact of shale

Oil and gas production in the United States can be broken down into two periods: pre and post shale. ... Oil imports now contribute to just 1/3 of the trade deficit compared to 2/3 of the trade deficit before the shale revolution  

Thanks to Fracking U.S. Has More Reserves Than Russia and Saudi Arabia

Thanks to the fracking revolution, the U.S. can make our own decisions about energy security. We're not forced to make bad decisions.  

Voters Speak Out on Energy Priorities.

New polling confirms that energy is important to American voters. Whether Republican, Democrat or Independent, majorities of voters support increased production of oil and natural gas...  

Ohio Valley Lures Manufacturers With Rock-Bottom Natural Gas Prices

A group of business leaders in a small corner of Ohio and West Virginia are laying down a big claim: They have the cheapest natural gas in the industrialized world.  

US Chamber report puts US in fourth place for energy security

From 2016 International Index of Energy Security Risk report: "... the big story is how the shale revolution has changed the US and global energy landscape for the better."  

Energy jobs key to addressing poverty, wage stagnation

"Pro-energy policy is the best starting point for any plan to reduce poverty in America and turn our still-struggling economy around..."  

Energy infrastructure investments vital to economic growth

500,000 miles of pipelines crisscross the United States. That may seem like a lot of pipeline capacity, but we actually need more. A lot more - and not just pipelines, but energy infrastructure investment across the board, including storage, processing, rail and maritime development.  

Norway offers new offshore drilling licenses in Barents Sea

"The potential is huge," Oil Minister Tord Lien said. "If the companies are successful in their exploration, Northern Norway will enter a new era."