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Marcus: Trump’s Courage Could Free U.S. from OPEC

Bernie Marcus writes that President Trump’s National Security Strategy tells us that we must “embrace energy dominance” by “unleashing our abundant energy resources,” including natural gas. If we follow that course, we could break free of the stranglehold of OPEC.

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Poll: California Voters Want More Climate Change Regulation

California Democrats are triggering nationwide criticism, and even ridicule, for passing aggressive laws and regulations on climate change. But a new poll reveals they are giving most Californians exactly what they want.

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Los Angeles Seeks to Stop Oil and Gas Boom

Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson has introduced a motion to end oil drilling and production near public places in a measure that could kill America’s next oil and gas fracking boom.

Scott Berreth, a derrick hand for Raven Drilling, works on an oil rig drilling into the Bakken shale formation on July 28, 2013 outside Watford City, North Dakota. North Dakota has been experiencing an oil boom in recent years, due in part to new drilling techniques including hydraulic fracturing and …

Reemergence of American Shale Oil Boom Destroying Saudi Arabia

Fitch Credit Ratings has declared that the profitable doubling of U.S. oil drilling over the last 9 months means the reemerging U.S. shale boom is a potent threat to Saudi Arabia — despite the Saudis declaring a price war in 2014.

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Isaac Orr: Trump to Obama’s Energy Legacy: ‘You’re Fired’

President Barack Obama campaigned with the pledge he would fundamentally transform the energy sector of the United States when he took office, and to a large extent, he succeeded. Most of this legacy was strong-armed into law using executive orders and administrative overreach, and, as a result, the survival of his agenda depended upon a presidential administration succeeding him with similar goals and a desire to cement his executive orders into place for years to come.

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Brexit Has Left Sturgeon and Scottish Nationalism Floundering

On Tuesday Nicola Sturgeon blamed Brexit on the UK Government’s austerity policies. Speaking at the annual conference of the Institute of Directors (IoD) in London, the Scottish First Minister warned listeners she was “profoundly concerned” about the implications of the UK leaving the EU, with

First US Shale Gas Arrives In The UK

Britain’s First U.S. Shale Gas Delivery Arrives in Scotland

GRANGEMOUTH, Scotland (Reuters) – Britain’s first shale gas delivery from the United States sailed into a heated European political debate on fracking on Tuesday and immediately ran into its first practical problem – the Scottish weather.

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Destroying America’s Energy Industry with Phony Methane Issues

What is the “biggest unfinished business for the Obama administration?” According to a report from Bill McKibben, the outspoken climate alarmist who calls for keeping all fossil fuels in the ground, it is “to establish tight rules on methane emissions”—emissions that he blames on the “rapid spread of fracking.”

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Jerry Brown Bashes Trump over Climate Change; Jeered over Fracking

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — California Gov. Jerry Brown won giddy applause from his state’s delegation as he took the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday evening — at least from the seats in front. However, he was also jeered from the seats in back by anti-fracking protesters, who shouted: “Ban fracking now!”

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Bank Survey: Brexit May Stabilize Oil Recovery

A new survey of some of the largest investment banks should give market stakeholders hoping to see steady oil pricing above $50 per barrel through next year a sigh of relief in a post-Brexit world.

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REPORT: U.S.A Now Has More Oil than Saudis, Russians

The Fourth of July might give Americans a new concept of independence after a global study was released showing the United States now leads Saudi Arabia and Russia in recoverable oil reserves thanks in large part to Texas.

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Report: 3 Reasons Oil is Headed for $80

A new, leading industrial report is bullish on the prospects of the price of oil reaching $80 per barrel by 2017. Unexpectedly deep supply curtailments and an inability to quickly scale up domestic production are to be leading drivers for the recovery.

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Fracking Approved in Britain For First Time Since 2011

AFP – A shale gas fracking project won approval in Britain for the first time since 2011 on Monday as councillors in Yorkshire gave the go-ahead to a plan slammed by greens and locals. After listening to arguments for and

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Colorado Supreme Court Rejects Fear Mongering of Environmentalists

On May 2 a unanimous Colorado Supreme Court decision declared Fort Collins and Longmont’s limits on fracking “invalid and unenforceable” because state law trumps the local ordinances. Several states, including Colorado’s neighbors, New Mexico and Texas, have faced similar anti-oil-and-gas initiatives that have also been shot down.

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Mark Ruffalo Tells President Obama It’s Time to Ban Fracking

Golden Globe nominated actor-director Mark Ruffalo wrote an editorial for tinsel town’s Variety blasting President Obama for supporting fracking and announcing the release of his film, Dear President Obama: The Clean Energy Revolution Is Now.

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WATCH: Emma Thompson Stages Eco Protest; Sprayed With Manure By Irate Farmer

Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson has been sprayed with manure by an irate farmer after trespassing on his land to protest about fracking. Once feted as a great actress, director and screenwriter for films including Nanny McPhee, Harry Potter and her Oscar-winning adaptation