Philadelphia Reconsiders Fracking Ban

The fracking controversy has lighten-up dramatically in Pennsylvania over the last few years. At last year’s conference, natural gas drillers were “greeted by a crowd of protesters,” according to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Today, the Marcellus Shale Coalition gets a...

Obama supports natural gas

Obama believes hydraulic fracturing can be done safely and supports natural gas development. Obama said in a phone interview from Toledo that he encourages advances in fracking technology, but prioritizes the health and safety of the public. Obama said the federal...

Energy independence

The Des Moines Register suggests oil prices are increasing despite increased domestic oil production. However, the two are not necessarily related. The increase price of oil is due to worldwide forces said John Felmy, Chief economist of the American Petroleum...

Fracking is the key to energy self-sufficiency

Many experts believe alternative energy like the sun and wind will never to capable of supporting our energy need like natural gas or traditional fuels can. However, accessing traditional energy requires drilling and mining operations, which is usually accompanied by...