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Study shows fracking resulted in lower mortgage defaults

Despite the negativity many associate with fracking, it has had a positive impact on mortgage defaults in areas where fracking occurred, according to research by a Clemson University finance professor.  

Atlantic Coast Pipeline signs construction contract with Spring Ridge Constructors

The project's construction is expected to generate more than 17,000 jobs, $2.7 billion in total economic activity and $4.2 million in average annual tax revenue for cities and counties in the project area.  

Report confirms oil and gas pipelines are one of the safest ways to transport energy

"Pipelines are a vital part of this nation's energy infrastructure and ensuring they continue to operate safely will be critical to securing our energy future..."  

Five Graphics In Support Of Oil, Coal And Natural Gas

To those of you that sell oil, coal, and natural gas: keep swinging. You sell the energy sources that constitute 85% of the world's energy... a world that is increasingly richer, healthier, and longer living.  

As Corn Devours U.S. Prairies, Greens Reconsider Biofuel Mandate

Environmentalists who once championed biofuels as a way to cut pollution are now turning against a U.S. program that puts renewable fuels in cars, citing higher-than-expected carbon dioxide emissions and reduced wildlife habitat.  

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...