Shale oil and shale gas are being heralded these days as the keys to a new era in fossil fuel production. Some are even looking to shale production to bring about American energy independence. As of March 2014, the once natgas-strapped US had more than 100 years’ worth of natural ga
Revolution. That’s the word that inevitably gets thrown around anytime there’s a discussion about America’s recent surge in oil and gas production. And it makes sense: Hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking” as it’s most commonly known) has almost completely reversed the country’s energy
On a spring day in 1919, Galveston, Texas welcomed the baby boy who would grow up to make energy history. George Mitchell’s story is one that starts with a humble beginning. It’s also a story that epitomizes perseverance. You might say that perseverance runs in Mitchell’s bloodline.
America is in the midst of an energy revolution. For the first time ever, the dream of energy independence finally seems attainable. By 2015, the United States is projected to become the world’s top oil producer, surpassing both Russia and Saudi Arabia, to put the country on track to
When a state’s top executive buys radio time so he can implore anyone within listening range to please come and fill 15,000 job openings, you know there’s a severe workforce shortage. That’s exactly what compelled North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple to take to the airwaves in 2011 an