Energy Forum News


Thanks to Fracking, U.S. Will Pass Saudi Arabia In Oil Production

Thanks to the success of U.S. oil companies engaged in hydraulic fracturing, or 'fracking' - a process used to extract oil trapped in shale formations - the United States will soon pass Saudi Arabia as the world's largest oil producer. Both Saudi Arabia and the United States passed Russia for the top spot in recent years.



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...



No Conflict of Interest Found in Favorable Review of Keystone Pipeline

A State Department contractor who prepared an environmental analysis of the Keystone XL pipeline did not violate conflict-of-interest rules...



New EPA Data Show Continued Decline in Methane Emissions

This morning, EPA released its latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory, which shows that methane emissions from natural gas systems have declined significantly in recent years, thanks to new technologies and voluntary efforts by producers.



Such Great Heights: Chemical Industry Investment Surpasses $100 Billion

The United States continues to reign as the place to manufacture chemicals now, as potential U.S. chemical industry investment has now topped $100 billion.



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.



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...



Admiral Loren Shares Vets4Energy Message with Arkansas Veterans

Rear Admiral Don Loren, USN (Ret), advisor to Vets4Energy, was invited speak to the Arkansas Veterans Coalition meeting on January 23 and 24. Admiral Loren discussed the multiple links between energy policies and our national security - and his message was overwhelmingly well received.



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.



Brown Approves California Regulations on Oil Fracking

California Governor Jerry Brown, preparing the state for development of the largest shale-oil reserves in the U.S., signed into law regulations for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a process that has been criticized by environmental groups.