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Study: Fracing, saltwater disposal have limited seismic impact

Research from a University of Alberta geophysicist suggests hydraulic fracturing and saltwater disposal have limited impact on seismic events.  

Countries must play bigger roles in Europe's gas debate, speakers say

Eastern and central European countries have done the most so far to start reducing their heavy reliance on Russia for their natural gas supplies...  

Trump may restrict length of environmental reviews under infrastructure plan

The Trump administration may enforce restrictions on the length of environmental reviews as part of an effort to streamline the project approval process in his $1 trillion infrastructure package.  

Despite Oil Downturn U.S. Ranks No. 1

Decreasing production in 2016 not enough to dethrone U.S. oil and gas industry  

API Report: Amidst Shale Revolution, Industry Safer Than It's Ever Been

The American Petroleum Institute (API) released a new report last week that discusses the long history of hydraulic fracturing in the United States and forecasts the outlook for the future. Spoiler alert: the best may be yet to come.  

Trump admin proposes seismic surveys for Atlantic drilling

The Trump administration is seeking permission to use seismic air guns to find oil and gas formations deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean floor, a reversal from the Obama administration that is outraging environmental groups and some East Coast lawmakers.  

North Carolina radio interview with Rear Admiral Don Loren

Topic of discussion in link between national security and energy security, on North Carolina Coastal Daybreak with Ben & Mandy (WTKF 107 FM, WJNC 1240 AM)  

Fracking Saves Americans $180 Billion Annually On Gasoline

Last week the Energy Information Administration reported that retail gasoline prices heading into Memorial Day weekend averaged $2.40 per gallon nationally.