...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.
An oil and gas boom helped drive the US trade deficit to a five-month low in June...
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.
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.
This special sand is one of the keys to producing oil and natural gas from tight shale formations.
Even Democrats who prefer to develop alternate energy sources before expanding the use of fossil fuels say they want the Keystone XL pipeline built.
"Our patented technologies greatly improve the methodology of removing contaminants from oil field wastewater, and compared with current methods, it is more cost effective, and can be done onsite," said Jeff Soward, President of ARANA Water Technologies.
Lansing, Mich., May 29, 2014 - A new state-by-state analysis shows that Michigan could add up to 8,520 jobs and $1.27 billion to the state economy in 2020 if federal restrictions on U.S. crude exports were lifted, said Executive Director of the Michigan Petroleum Council (MPC) John Griffin.
Upon the latest exasperating delay of the Keystone XL pipeline project, our union - the Laborers' International Union of North America - suggested that the Obama administration grow a set of antlers or take a lesson from Popeye and eat some spinach.
What America is Thinking on Energy Issues - Poll: Large majorities of Michigan voters support investments in oil and natural gas
Strong bipartisan majorities of registered Michigan voters support increased investment in energy infrastructure, according to a new poll the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Associated Petroleum Industries of Michigan are unveiling as part of a campaign highlighting the voices of Americans.