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Obama Pitches Shale Gas to Europe Seeking to Cut Imports

The crisis in Ukraine underscores the need for the European Union to consider imports of natural gas from the U.S. and development of domestic resources to diversify supplies, President Barack Obama said.



Shale Boom! U.S. Now Produces >10% of World's Supply

U.S. tight oil production averaged 3.22 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d) in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates.



Report: U.S. Shale Means Fewer Emissions and a Stronger Economy

A new paper from ConservAmerica, "America at a Crossroads: Powering a New American Century" highlights the environmental benefits and economic opportunities that come with continued U.S. shale development.



Fracking: Transparently Safe

Safe and responsible development of America's vast oil and natural gas reserves located in shale and other tight-rock formations created the U.S. energy revolution, which continues to this day.



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.



One Word Best Describes Support for the Keystone XL Pipeline: Bipartisan

It's clear that Americans support the pipeline, and it is in America's national interest. It's time for the Obama administration to end the delays and approve the Keystone XL pipeline.



Happy Birthday, Fracking!

Happy birthday, fracking! What a fantastic, 65-year ride it has been - and here's to another 65 years and more.



U.S. to Be Energy Self-Sufficient by 2035: BP

Energy production in the U.S. will increase by 24% by 2035 while U.S. energy consumption will rise by just 3% in the same period. U.S. energy production as a percentage of consumption will rise from 84% in 2012 to 101% in 2035.



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...