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Energy Today – June 20, 2013

Mary Leshper

Mary Schaper
Posted June 20, 2013

Fuel Fix BlogIEA: U.S. Natural Gas Output to Accelerate Next Year

A new estimate from the International Energy Agency says  that 2014-2018 domestic natural gas production will increase thanks to expanded hydraulic fracturing. U.S. shale production increased six-fold to 265 billion cubic meters last year from 45 billion in 2007.

CNBC Underground Economy: How Shale Is ‘Fracking’ the Old Order

CNBC’s top states for business ranking reflects a reordering because of  a U.S. energy surge that “has literally transformed the financial landscape of the central corridor; creating jobs and rising incomes." According to CNBC, this points to the importance of policies that encourage more energy development. "The reality is, California could reap the same shale-oil and shale-gas bounties now benefiting North Dakota. Politicians simply choose not to."

Forbes Shale, Keystone XL and Climate Change Policy

Contributor David Blackmon notes the economic, environmental and national security benefits of shale production and the Keystone XL pipeline.

Wall Street JournalHow Adam Smith Revived America’s Oil Patch

Plentiful oil and natural-gas reserves exist around the world, but the U.S. is far ahead of every other country in bringing those resources out of the ground and onto the market, writes WSJ. The reason? America is one of the few countries where an individual or company can own the resources that lie beneath the ground.

Bloomberg Canadian Envoy Says Keystone XL Denial Won’t Block Oil Sands

Despite environmentalists’ campaign to end oil sands development, crude from Alberta will be developed with or without the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, says Gary Doer, Canada’s ambassador to the U.S.. “Oil will get to market. It gets to market with pipelines. It will get to market by trains. It will get there by trucks.” 

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Fuel Fix BlogIEA: U.S. Natural Gas Output to Accelerate Next Year

A new estimate from the International Energy Agency says  that 2014-2018 domestic natural gas production will increase thanks to expanded hydraulic fracturing. U.S. shale production increased six-fold to 265 billion cubic meters last year from 45 billion in 2007.

CNBC Underground Economy: How Shale Is ‘Fracking’ the Old Order

CNBC’s top states for business ranking reflects a reordering because of  a U.S. energy surge that “has literally transformed the financial landscape of the central corridor; creating jobs and rising incomes." According to CNBC, this points to the importance of policies that encourage more energy development. "The reality is, California could reap the same shale-oil and shale-gas bounties now benefiting North Dakota. Politicians simply choose not to."

Forbes Shale, Keystone XL and Climate Change Policy

Contributor David Blackmon notes the economic, environmental and national security benefits of shale production and the Keystone XL pipeline.

Wall Street JournalHow Adam Smith Revived America’s Oil Patch

Plentiful oil and natural-gas reserves exist around the world, but the U.S. is far ahead of every other country in bringing those resources out of the ground and onto the market, writes WSJ. The reason? America is one of the few countries where an individual or company can own the resources that lie beneath the ground.

Bloomberg Canadian Envoy Says Keystone XL Denial Won’t Block Oil Sands

Despite environmentalists’ campaign to end oil sands development, crude from Alberta will be developed with or without the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, says Gary Doer, Canada’s ambassador to the U.S.. “Oil will get to market. It gets to market with pipelines. It will get to market by trains. It will get there by trucks.” 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mary Schaper is a Digital Communications Manager for the American Petroleum Institute. She previously worked on Capitol Hill for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee as Digital Director and for Senator Lisa Murkowski. Before coming to D.C., she spearheaded digital strategy for Murkowski's successful Senate write-in campaign in 2010. Schaper enjoys traveling and taking in the local culture alongside her husband, their son and loyal springer spaniel.