Tagged *Energy In Depth*

Emails Confirm Enviro Report on Success of Colorado Oil & Gas Oversight

A Washington D.C. trade publication obtained “thousands” of emails from the office of Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO), which included correspondence in the wake of the Firestone tragedy. Although the publication, EnergyWire, framed these messages in the darkest terms on Thursday, the emails confirmed once again that in Colorado, collaboration and communication are keys to responsible…

Forum Highlights Importance of Fracking to Colorado Manufacturing

All signs are pointing to the makings of a U.S. manufacturing renaissance, and the U.S. shale boom is a clear contributor. According to recent reports, U.S. manufacturing is expanding at its fastest pace in 13 years. Coincidentally, both the U.S. manufacturing and oil and natural gas industry seem to be on the same upward trajectory…

Soaring Shale Development is Driving Record U.S. Oil and LNG Exports

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its latest drilling productivity data this week, reporting that shale oil production is set to increase in November for the 11th straight month. In total, crude oil production from shale development is estimated to reach a record 6.12 million barrels per day (b/d), while shale natural gas production…

Yale and Rocky Mountain Institute invent an energy surplus in California

In a recent radio segment produced by Yale Climate Connections, Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz of the Yale Project on Climate Change and Leia Guccione of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) portray California as a state with excess energy resources. In reality, this isn’t true. Dr. Leiserowitz claims that California has “more energy than the state can use,”…

In Oklahoma, Earthquakes Drop as Rig Counts Increase

The number of monthly Oklahoma earthquakes has fallen 86 percent since a June 2015 peak, according to a recent Energy in Depth review of Oklahoma Geological Survey data and media reports. The latest data also show that potentially “felt” earthquakes, those registering magnitude 2.8 or greater on the Richter scale, declined 76 percent in September…

Anti-fracking Groups Stage Tone Deaf “Die-in”

Tone deaf “Wrong Door” anti-fracking activist group East Boulder County United (EBCU) teamed up with the Boulder County Protectors (BCP) for a staged “Die-in” at the Boulder County Commissioners (BCC) meeting earlier this week. If you haven’t heard of a “Die-in” before, as strange is it seems – this is actually a common protest tactic…

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