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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 15, 2012

It’s good that President Obama is well-focused on job creation. In his news conference this week, the president mentioned jobs 10 times and suggested that economic growth and creating more jobs have primacy over all other issues

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domestic-energy  energy  natural-gas 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 12, 2012

Think about how a new IEA projection  – that our vast shale resources will let the U.S. overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world’s largest oil producer by 2020 – fits with last week’s decision by the administration to remove more than 1.5 million western acres from oil shale development.

Short answer: Not very well.

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offshore-energy  keystone-xl-pipeline  energy-policy  energy  election  domestic-energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 8, 2012

A big winner in the recent election: Energy. Both presidential candidates voiced supported for domestic oil and natural gas development, and President Obama’s re-election was based, in part, on his commitment to American oil and gas.

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access  domestic-energy  election  energy  energy-policy  vote-for-energy 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 5, 2012

CNBC’s “Squawk Box” has this interview with former GE Chairman Jack Welch in which he discusses the impact regulation could have on U.S. energy development and the economy – central themes in the 2012 election

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technology  natural-gas  hydraulic-fracturing  energy-policy  energy  domestic-energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 1, 2012

Bismarck, N.D., television station KFYR has an interesting story on its website noting that hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling – which spurred booming oil production from the Bakken Shale and oil and natural gas from other shale plays – have paved the way for new technologies that could expand the Bakken oil recovery rate

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access  domestic-energy  energy  energy-policy  natural-gas  unconventional-oil  vote4energy 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 25, 2012

America has a lot of oil and natural gas that's "unconventional" - energy trapped in a shale and other rock formations that can be producted through horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. So says a study released this week by respected energy consultant IHS Global Insight: By 2035, unconventional oil and natural gas development could yield more than $5.1 trillion in capital spending into the economy, support 3.5 million jobs and generate $2.5 trillion in cumulative federal, state and local tax receipts.

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domestic-energy  energy  hydraulic-fracturing  natural-gas  unconventional-oil 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 23, 2012

Additional insight on the new IHS Global unconventional oil and natural gas study that projects more than $5.1 trillion in industry cumulative capital spending by 2035, supporting 3.5 million jobs.

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 23, 2012

There are some eye-popping numbers in a new study of America’s unconventional oil and natural gas potential by IHS Global Insight, out today. There’s news coverage from Fuel Fix.com here, and Reuters has it here.

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permitting  leasing  exploration  energy-policy  energy  domestic-energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 22, 2012

t’s tempting – while contemplating a rebuttal to the latest claim that oil companies pay billions of dollars to “sit” on federal oil and natural gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico – to simply refer to previous rebuttals when the claim was made in 2009 and again last year.

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