Energy Forum News

03.24.14

US manufacturing is coming back - Thank shale

The U.S. shale boom is beginning to ripple outward to American cities. The shale mining industry's rising demand for materials and equipment along with the abundance of cheap fuel are fueling a modest renaissance in American manufacturing, according to a report prepared by IHS Global insight for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

 

03.07.14

Keystone XL project overwhelmingly favored by Americans

New Post-ABC News poll: Americans support the idea of constructing the Keystone XL oil pipeline between Canada and the United States by a nearly 3 to 1 margin...

 

02.04.14

Group of Legislators, Labor, Business, National Security Leaders Call for Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

Following the release of the State Department's fifth and final environmental impact statement... many U.S. Senators and US Representatives... labor and business leaders... call on President to approve pipeline.

 

01.31.14

State Department releases Keystone XL final environmental impact statement

The State Department concluded in its final environmental assessment issued Friday that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would not significantly alter global greenhouse gas emissions...

 

01.13.14

API's Gerard Delivers Annual State of American Energy Address

API President and CEO Jack Gerard delivered his annual State of American Energy address on January 7th, focusing on the impact of future policy decisions on America's energy revolution.

 

01.13.14

Duncan Pushes for Seismic Testing Along Atlantic Coast

Members of Congress discussed the merits of seismic testing of the Mid-Atlantic coast, for oil and natural gas and renewable energy development and coastal restoration projects.

 

01.01.14

Nations jockey for Arctic position, US not in lead

The U.S. is racing to keep pace with stepped-up activity in the once sleepy Arctic frontier, but it is far from being in the lead.

 

12.06.13

New Study Shows Offshore Benefits

A December, 2013 report quantifies the significant potential benefits to US and North Carolina economies that would stem from opening the Atlantic outer continental shelf to oil and natural gas exploration.

 

11.15.13

INFOGRAPHIC: Shale Brings Manufacturing Back to the United States

One of the biggest economic stories relating to U.S. shale development is the rebirth of domestic manufacturing. Abundant and affordable supplies of natural gas and its associated liquids, which manufacturers use as a feedstock for the products they create, have made the United States one of the lowest cost countries in which companies can invest.

 

10.03.13

NC fracking commissioners vow to relax state water testing standard

North Carolina's fracking commissioners said Friday that fracking is so inherently safe that they will recommend relaxing the standard by which operators will have to test local well water before they begin drilling for natural gas.