Tagged *Energy In Depth*

Reflecting on 10 Years of Marcellus Shale Development

Pennsylvania Sen. Gene Yaw (R) recently took some time to reflect on the last decade of shale development in Pennsylvania as part of Lycoming College’s Center for Energy and the Future speaker series. While the first Marcellus Shale well may have been drilled in 2004, the shale revolution really didn’t kick off in Pennsylvania until…

Oil & Gas Exhibition Showcases How Ohio Millennials Support Shale

Marietta College students recently put on one of Ohio’s most successful oil and gas events to date, as the first-ever Marietta College Oil and Gas Technical Exhibition drew more than 50 businesses working in the oil and gas industry and well over 400 attendees. The event showcased the broad support for Ohio’s shale industry among…

Shale Producers Propel U.S. Oil Production to New Record Level

The United States produced 9.62 million barrels of oil per day last week, according to data published Wednesday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). This is the highest ever daily oil output in any week since tracking of such data began in the early 1980s, surpassing the previous record of 9.61 million barrels per…

Activist Group’s Misleading Map Exaggerates Spills on Public Lands

Anti-fracking activist group WildEarth Guardians (WEG) is out with another misleading public lands campaign, this time with the release of an interactive map that purports to illustrate “rampant” oil and gas related “major undesirable events” on public lands. You might recall that WEG’s public lands focus started earlier this year when it protested a Nevada…

#ExxonKnew: Two Years of Harassment, Zero Legal Charges

This weekend marked two years since New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced his official investigation into whether ExxonMobil misled investors and the public about the impacts of climate change.  Despite several years and significant resources being committed to the investigation, as well as millions of documents turned over by ExxonMobil, Schneiderman has yet to…

Fracktivists’ Theatrical Stunts Are All Hype, No Facts

Lately, Colorado anti-fracking activists have spent a huge chunk of their time protesting at the “wrong door” of a county commissioner’s home, staging poorly timed “die-in” protests, shutting down an energy company’s community meeting and even crashing the Colorado Governor’s book signing. Some might call these stunts acts of shameless attention seeking, as these “Keep…

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