Commentary

08.08.13

Hydraulic fracturing is the future of American energy

Retired Air Force Major General Bill Hodgkins, a Vets4Energy member, authored an OpEd relaying the importance of hydraulic fracturing to strengthening our energy security.

 

05.13.13

Let the market decide our energy sources

If western oil companies tried to do what OPEC does, they would be prosecuted within hours.

 

05.11.13

U.S. energy independence based on natural gas unlikely

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...

 

05.09.13

Don't Allow Keystone XL Kops to Threaten U.S. Energy Independence

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.

 

04.19.13

Getting an Oilfield Job: Do You Have What it Takes?

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?