The US oil and gas industry's total employment impact to the national economy in 2015, combining operational and capital investment impacts, amounted to 10.3 million full-time and part-time jobs and accounted for 5.6% of total US employment...
Better pipeline infrastructure will reduce oil and gas transportation costs and improve safety.
Topics include energy security, national security and energy development.
A type of U.S. crude pumped in the Gulf of Mexico is proving to be more attractive in the fastest-growing oil market compared with Middle East staples that are on offer.
Halliburton has hired about 100 new workers each month this year to keep up with surging demand for fracking in West Texas, a sharp turnaround after the job-killing oil bust.
By Vets4Energy Volunteer Mark Alvarez: "I chose to fight for our country because I feel a sense of duty protect our country, which is exactly why the issue of energy security is so important to me."
By Vets4Energy Volunteer Dennis Freytes: "I want to be clear: There have been no confirmed cases of groundwater contamination from hydraulic fracturing in the 2 million wells fracked since the 1940s."
... as we look for ways to build up economies of our rural communities, investments in our nation's energy delivery system can provide an economic shot in the arm to areas that have been left behind.
National security is dependent on sound energy policy.
In recent weeks, a new energy buzzword has taken flight from Washington, D.C., making stops in Alaska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah and more: "American energy dominance."