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Is energy 'dominance' the right goal for US policy?

In recent weeks, a new energy buzzword has taken flight from Washington, D.C., making stops in Alaska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah and more: "American energy dominance."  

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.  

Clogged oil arteries slow U.S. shale rush to record output

A gallon of gasoline that allows a driver on the U.S. East Coast to travel about 25 miles has already navigated thousands of miles from an oil field to one of the world's largest fuel markets.  

Natural Gas and Oil Infrastructure in Missouri

When we talk about infrastructure, we immediately think about roads, bridges and other transportation-related improvements. Infrastructure can also apply to energy related-issues including transmission of natural gas and oil.  

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.