Energy Forum News

10.29.14

Short film gives viewers a tour of Pennsylvania's most drilled county

Bradford, PA County Commissioner Doug McLinko shows viewers the reality of hosting hydraulic fracturing operations.

 

09.15.14

The Science Behind the Seismic Decision

The Department of Interior's BOEM explains the facts about seismic.

 

09.03.14

Will The US Lift Ban On Crude Exports?

...US crude oil production has exceeded that of Saudi Arabia and Russia, making it the world's biggest producer of both oil and natural gas during first quarter this year.

 

09.03.14

US trade deficit narrows in June. What's fueling the decline?

An oil and gas boom helped drive the US trade deficit to a five-month low in June...

 

09.02.14

Dominion Resources pipeline project a 'game changer' for Virginia's economy, governor says

Dominion Resources Inc. will form a joint venture with three other major energy companies to build and own a $4.5 billion to $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas pipeline from West Virginia through Virginia and into North Carolina.

 

09.01.14

From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.

 

08.20.14

Hundreds gather to debate fracking

Nearly 600 people on Wednesday showed up at North Carolina State's McKimmon Center to voice their opinions about fracking to the state's Mining and Energy Commission for the first time since Gov. Pat McCrory signed the "fracking bill" into law in January.

 

08.04.14

House GOP urges Interior to open up new offshore drilling areas

More than 160 House Republicans are urging the Obama administration to open up more areas to offshore drilling in a new five-year lease plan for oil and gas development.

 

07.30.14

Strong Support for Domestic Energy Production

A recent Neilson poll found three connected points among registered U.S. voters on domestic oil and natural gas development that should resonate in Washington. Across party lines, age and gender, strong majorities of registered voters support more domestic drilling and production.

 

07.22.14

What is Frac Sand?

This special sand is one of the keys to producing oil and natural gas from tight shale formations.