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On Its First Birthday, FrackFeed Looks Back at 9 ‘Firsts’

As we celebrate the first birthday of FrackFeed, let’s look back at the other great “firsts” FrackFeed had over the past year. 1. First time a major Texas newspaper featured energy memes on the front page of its business section Don’t know if you know this, but we’re a pretty big deal! 2. First time ever […]

12 Reasons Why the Barnett Shale Is Such a Big Fracking Deal

Thirty-five years ago, George Mitchell made history when his company drilled the first well in the Barnett Shale of North Texas. Decades of innovation later, fracking has helped America become the largest oil and gas producer in the world. A new report entitled “An Energy Revolution: 35 Years of Fracking in the Barnett Shale” explores […]

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Mess with West Texas

In 2014, the United States became the world’s largest combined oil and gas producer. Today, with the help of fracking, U.S. oil production is still going strong, thanks in large part to the Permian region in West Texas. Let’s take a look at what makes the Permian so great: 1. The first commercial well in the […]

6 Alternate Fracking Storylines To Oscar Nominated Movies

The 88th annual Academy Awards will be held this Sunday in Los Angeles, and suffice it to say, 2015 was a pretty solid year for movies.  But did you know that some of the films had alternative storylines – all related to fracking?  They actually didn’t, but let’s take a peek at what Hollywood could […]

11 FACTS ABOUT FRACKING AND ENERGY SECURITY THAT’LL BLOW YOUR MIND

On January 25, 2016, ExxonMobil released its The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040, providing a long-range forecast on global energy supply and demand. The outlook examines energy supply and demand trends for approximately 100 countries, 15 demand sectors and 20 different energy types. As you might have guessed, the report confirms that fracking […]

How Celebrity Fracktivists Pressured the EPA to Abandon Sound Science

In June 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its comprehensive five year study on the potential impacts of fracking on drinking water. Finding no widespread water contamination, it was only a matter of time before anti-fracking groups and celebrity fracktivists would launch a campaign to deny science. Here are some of their most […]

The State of Fracking in 2016

As we begin 2016, America is more energy secure than it has been in decades, thanks in large part to fracking. Natural gas is also helping us save water and fund education, among other benefits. Let’s take a look at the state of fracking in the United States. Lower Home Energy Costs Electricity prices were […]

‘Twas the Eve Before Christmas

When all through the house not a creature was freezing, not even a mouse;   The warmth sprung from the chimney with care, to welcome the relatives who soon would be there.   The children were nestled around their smart phones, while mamma baked cookies from recipes well-known.   Out from the lawn arose a […]

How Thanksgiving is Powered by Oil and Natural Gas

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the year, but thanks to oil and natural gas, you’ll be able to easily fly or drive to see friends and relatives.   Low energy prices means cheaper travel – bringing more families together for Thanksgiving!   Spend the morning watching the Thanksgiving Day Parade thanks […]

Science Proves Fracktivists Wrong About Water Contamination

Fracktivists love to claim fracking contaminates water. It’s almost an endless obsession at this point, and they spend millions of dollars each year to promote that message. They have searched for evidence from coast to coast. But wherever they land, they’re greeted by scientific studies that debunk their claim. You’d think they would learn, but […]