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Unusual new ‘candidate’ steps into presidential race

Rye Druzin |San Antonio Express-News| 9 Aug. 2016 Now that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been crowned their parties’ respective nominees, a new candidate has stepped into the proverbial political ring: fracking. Launched last week, Fracking for President is a social media campaign paid for by North Texans for Natural Gas, a grass-roots group […]

There’s a new fracking presidential candidate

Max Baker |Fort Worth Star-Telegram| 5 Aug. 2016 There’s a new candidate joining Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Gary Johnson and Jill Stein on the presidential campaign trail. At least online. The candidate has a 60-second, slick commercial on social media websites and Facebook and is planning a nationwide virtual bus tour. Who is this candidate? […]

Gas group suggests fracking for president

Kyle Feldscher | Washington Examiner | Aug. 1, 2016 Nothing says “viral meme” quite like fracking. Yes, hydraulic fracturing, the process of injecting water and other chemicals into layers of rock to release natural gas and oil trapped deep inside, is getting the viral treatment from the North Texans for Natural Gas group. The group […]

FRACKING ENTERS U.S. PRESIDENTIAL RACE AS AN INDEPENDENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – AUGUST 1, 2016 – Proven candidate launches bid for highest office in land, provides attractive alternative for Americans dissatisfied with current choices Her platform includes jobs, pocketbook savings, energy security, environmental benefits and funding for local services. Today, in a dramatic announcement, Fracking launched an independent bid for the presidency. The […]

US exports gas to the Middle East

Ed Crooks | Financial Times For the US to sell gas to the energy-rich Middle East might seem like sending coal to Newcastle, but it has started to happen as the American shale revolution upends the global flows of resources. Two cargoes of US liquefied natural gas from Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass plant in Louisiana have been […]

Science exonerates fracking yet again

Daily Sentinel | 13 July 2016 Hydraulic fracturing isn’t polluting wells in northeastern Colorado with methane — an important scientific conclusion at a time when voters may be asked to consider banning the practice statewide. University of Colorado researchers sifted through 25 years of public data maintained by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, […]

Two Papers Claiming High Pollution Near Fracking Sites Retracted

American Council on Health and Science| 9 July 2016 Two papers published in Environmental Science and Technology with easily noticeable errors in reported levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), pollutants released from burning oil, gas, and other organic matter, have been retracted. The corresponding author for both papers is Kim Anderson at Oregon State University, a chemist since 1981, who […]

Let’s Not Forget the Important Things that are Brought To Us By Fracking

By Dan Byers America is at an energy crossroads. The fracking-enabled shale revolution is rapidly transforming the nation’s energy landscape, lowering prices for consumers and dramatically reducing our dependence on foreign oil. As we will detail further in the coming weeks, this transformation has been undeniably positive for American jobs and the economy. But a […]

U.S. holds bigger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, Russia -study

Ron Bousso | Reuters | 4 July 2016 The United States holds more recoverable oil reserves than Saudi Arabia and Russia thanks in large part to its shale oil, Norwegian consultancy Rystad Energy said in a report. ** The United States currently holds an estimated 264 billion of barrels of reserves in existing fields, discoveries […]