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Energy Today – June 25, 2013

Mary Leshper

Mary Schaper
Posted June 25, 2013

Wall Street Journal - Texas' Next Big Oil Rush

Refineries in Texas are seeing a much-needed boost as pipelines begin to carry landlocked crude oil from U.S. shale plays to the Gulf Coast. This increase in domestic crude oil is due to increased hydraulic fracturing and shale development across the country. (Subscription publication)

USA TodayReport: Oil Sands  No More Corrosive Than Average Crude

A new report from the National Research Council found “no evidence … that Alberta’s pipeline contents are more corrosive than average crude oil.” 

Breaking Energy North American Energy Abundance as a Foreign Policy Tool

BE’s Jared Anderson writes that U.S. energy security is “much stronger today than just five years ago.” With policies that encourage oil and natural gas development, North American natural resource development “can strengthen the U.S. and Canadian economies” as well as “provide bargaining chips when dealing with foreign governments.”

Wealth DailyBakken and Eagle Ford Shale Reach Record Oil Output

Oil production in the Bakken Shale play has grown 132,700 percent in five years’ time, writes WD. Based on April estimates, production in the Eagle Ford Shale has grown 150,663 percent since 2008.

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Wall Street Journal - Texas' Next Big Oil Rush

Refineries in Texas are seeing a much-needed boost as pipelines begin to carry landlocked crude oil from U.S. shale plays to the Gulf Coast. This increase in domestic crude oil is due to increased hydraulic fracturing and shale development across the country. (Subscription publication)

USA TodayReport: Oil Sands  No More Corrosive Than Average Crude

A new report from the National Research Council found “no evidence … that Alberta’s pipeline contents are more corrosive than average crude oil.” 

Breaking Energy North American Energy Abundance as a Foreign Policy Tool

BE’s Jared Anderson writes that U.S. energy security is “much stronger today than just five years ago.” With policies that encourage oil and natural gas development, North American natural resource development “can strengthen the U.S. and Canadian economies” as well as “provide bargaining chips when dealing with foreign governments.”

Wealth DailyBakken and Eagle Ford Shale Reach Record Oil Output

Oil production in the Bakken Shale play has grown 132,700 percent in five years’ time, writes WD. Based on April estimates, production in the Eagle Ford Shale has grown 150,663 percent since 2008.

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.