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US natural gas output will set a record this year

U.S. natural gas output will reach 73 billion cubic feet a day for the first time this year as new pipelines tap into shale supplies stranded in the Marcellus formation in the Northeast, a new government report showed.



It's Been 25 Years Since America Imported Less Natural Gas

The rapid growth in U.S. natural gas production over the past few years has radically transformed the nation's energy landscape, with many hailing the United States as the "Saudi Arabia of natural gas."



What Is The Future of American Energy?

Good Paying Jobs. Greater Energy Security. Strong Economic Growth. (Video)



Shale Energy Benefits Schools, State and Local Governments (Study)

The new analysis by IHS shows that electricity and natural gas cost savings from shale energy is, in turn, saving billions of dollars for the nation's school districts and state and local governments.



Energy Boom Spurs Sector's Need For Young Workers

The energy revolution brought on by shale gas is brightening U.S. fortunes as an energy producer, but it has also revealed a shortage of skilled young workers that could last for years. Shale oil and natural gas extracted by hydraulic fracturing - fracking - has changed the U.S. from being hopelessly dependent on foreign sources to growing its energy independence for decades to come.



New Technology For Cleaning Frac Water Gets Positive Marks in Water Quality Test

"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.



Gas fracking boosts US economy, energy independence: study

The Obama administration unveiled a report Thursday that credits fracking with making the United States more energy independent as well as creating 133,000 new jobs - including in New York neighbor Pennsylvania.



The surge in US shale oil has offset declines elsewhere, stabilized world oil supply, prevented gas prices from rising

With the huge increase in the supply of domestically produced crude oil in recent years - US output is now at a 27-year high and heading for an all-time record high next year - why haven't gas prices come down?



Inno-Versity Presents: America's Energy Boom by Stephen Moore

This Inno-Versity Inno-Mation was adapted from Stephen Moore's talk on America's Energy Boom: How It Will Save U.S. Manufacturing and Recharge The U.S. Economy.



Oil and Gas Industry Continues Innovating to Reduce Environmental Footprints

This week, oil and gas operators have been getting a lot of coverage for what they do best - innovation.