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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 […]

5 WAYS EPA’S OZONE RULE IS A DIRECT ATTACK ON THE FRACKING BOOM

The fracking boom supports more than 600,000 jobs, and it has reduced electricity bills from California to the Carolinas. But the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to impose costly new regulations that would significantly harm continued growth. One of those is a new mandate to reduce ozone, which could destroy over 1 million American […]

How Back to School Week Is Powered by Fracking

As parents, teachers, and students head back to school, most people probably don’t realize the important role fracking plays in their first day.  From providing cheap energy to funding educational programs, oil and natural gas development is there, helping make the transition from summer to the new school year much less of a hassle.   […]