Forget OPEC, let's talk about 'NOPEC': Insana

Goldman Sachs just concluded its North American Energy Summit this week, and I couldn't help but wonder why the White House wasn't holding the event instead.

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US reaches highest energy independence in decades

The United States produced enough energy last year to satisfy 84 percent of its demand, the highest share since 1987, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said.

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Denton Record-Chronicle Omits Key Facts about Water Use and Fracking

A recent series of articles from the Denton Record-Chronicle has examined drought and water use issues in north Texas, with one particular story focusing on oil and gas activity. The article claims the industry has “sucked billions of gallons of water” from a regional aquifer, putting the reservoir at “far greater risk of running dry” than what has occurred as a result of a recent drought. But a closer examination of publicly available records reveals that the Record-Chronicle‘s suggestions are considerably off base, and that many of the unchallenged claims cited in the article are simply not supported by the data.

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Texas oil and natural gas keep on giving

Just in time for the holidays, state Comptroller Susan Combs released a report detailing the impressive state budget.

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Study: Fracking saves water

Hydraulic fracturing conserves water compared to other energy-generation methods, according to a recent study that undermines claims by fracking opponents.


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Hydraulic fracturing seen helping Texas fight drought

Even though it takes a lot of water to produce oil and gas by hydraulic fracturing, the fuel that results ultimately cuts overall water use in Texas and makes the state less vulnerable to drought, says a study from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Natural gas boom could save U.S. households $1,200 a year, report says

American consumers are savings hundreds of dollars a year thanks to a natural gas boom that has pushed down energy costs.

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In 2013, Texas oil and gas fuel drive to energy independence

The United States took significant steps toward achieving energy independence in 2013 with Texas oil fields and companies leading the way.

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The Great American Energy Boom: US oil and gas output this year will be close to the highest in US history, thanks to shale

According to EIA estimates, the US will produce a combined total of 44.51 billion BTUs of energy this year from oil (16.5 billions BTUs) and natural gas (28 billion BTUs), which will be close to the all-time record high of 44.85 billion BTUsfrom US oil and gas set back in 1971 (see chart).

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Fracking Fueled This $100 Billion Revival in America

Manufacturing is coming back to America. The numbers are quite stunning, actually. Estimates suggest that nearly $100 billion is being spent to bring manufacturing back to America.

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