Hydraulic fracturing is an important component of America's ability to supply its own oil and natural gas. Without it, we would lose 45 percent of domestic natural gas production and 17 percent of our oil production within five years.
A commentary by Oregon veteran Major Paul L. Evans USAF (Ret.): I am frustrated with our inability to learn from history. Once again, the U.S. is struggling with events in Egypt, Iraq, Iran and Syria. We are limited in our ability to make rational choices because of our dependence on petroleum from the Middle East.
Good video that increases understanding of the global demand for energy and oil.
Retired Air Force Major General Bill Hodgkins, a Vets4Energy member, authored an OpEd relaying the importance of hydraulic fracturing to strengthening our energy security.
If western oil companies tried to do what OPEC does, they would be prosecuted within hours.
Natural gas industry officials advance the tantalizing prospect of U.S. energy independence. Our country recently has been dubbed the Saudi Arabia of natural gas. They talk of a 100-year reserve of cheap natural gas stored deep in the Utica and Marcellus shale deposits...
The Keystone Kops, fictional incompetent policemen featured in silent film in the early 20th century, are back in less comedic and all too real form with a new mission to block development of the Keystone XL pipeline and trip up efforts to obtain the requisite government approvals that will enable the United States to enhance its energy independence.
What do you get when you cross more than 500,000 barrels of Bakken oil per day with a bazillion oil producers, contractors and investors? Answer: That would be our oil uberboom, gushing with plentiful oilfield jobs available to the right people with the right stuff. That was the easy question. Now for the trick question: How do you get one of those jobs?