Posted October 16, 2014
More Precise, Efficient Drilling Makes U.S. World’s Largest Petroleum Producer
AEI Carpe Diem Blog: The Department of Energy (EIA) video above explains how the steadily increasing productivity of oil and natural gas wells in the US — thanks to the increasing precision and efficiency of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing — is increasing US oil and gas production. The shale revolution has increased domestic energy production so much in recent years that the US is now the world’s largest producer of petroleum products and natural gas combined.
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Eagle Ford Expected to Hit 1.6 Million Barrels Next Month: http://bit.ly/1vArs93
Marcellus Shale Production May Surpass 16 Billion Cubic Feet Daily in November: http://bit.ly/1u9VIlx
U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Production Boosts Economic Growth: http://bit.ly/1xVT3zD
Forget Oil, There’s a Baby Boom in North Dakota: http://cnnmon.ie/1sXLkSN
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.