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Why Are They Hiding the Good News About Fracking?

There's no evidence -- zero, zilch, nada -- that fracking contaminates drinking water. Researchers hoped to keep these findings secret.  

Oil tanker laden with North Dakota crude reaches Netherlands

It's the first such overseas shipment of the state's oil since Congress lifted a 40-year ban on crude export in December.  

U.S. Shale Gas Bound for Europe After Leaving Cheniere

LNG coming out of the U.S. is probably the single most important thing that will transform the future LNG market... It heralds the arrival of a global market.  

Retail gasoline prices this summer expected to be lowest since 2004

The U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts that U.S. drivers will pay an average of $2.04 per gallon this summer for regular gasoline: 59 cents/gal lower than the average price last summer, and it would be the lowest average summer price since 2004.  

Poll: Vast majority of voters are concerned about high ethanol mandates

Seventy-seven percent of registered voters are concerned that breaching the ethanol blend wall could drive up the cost of gasoline for consumers and reduce the nation's fuel supply (85 percent of Republicans, 75 percent of Democrats and 71 percent of Independents), according to a new poll of registered voters conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of API.  

Wrong policies could hamstring US gas development, forum told

"This administration has issued a slew of regulations intended to stifle gas use," maintained former US Sen. George Allen from Virginia.  

Activists shut down fracking with fear

Fear just secured another victory. Under pressure from green activists, the Florida Senate voted down a bill that would have helped expand fracking...  

US should flex geopolitical muscles from oil renaissance

The US should be less hesitant to use its expanded geopolitical influence after changing from a nation relying increasingly on oil and gas imports to one poised to be a major exporter, Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Mark P. Mills said.