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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 […]

What is Fueling Halloween?

Halloween is a fun time of year where people can dress up and become anything they want to be! Oil and natural gas plays an important role in Halloween — from the products it helps create to keeping the lights on when things get a little scary!   Hair dye to complete that perfect look […]

5 Things from Back to the Future That Wouldn’t Be Possible Without Oil & Gas

In Back to the Future Part II, Doc Brown sent Marty McFly back in time on Wednesday, October 21st, 2015. Here are five “futuristic” items from the film that would have been made from oil and natural gas products.   Your Black & Decker Hydrator. Shoes that tie themselves. The DeLorean’s flux capacitor was powered […]