Monthly Archives: April 2011

Allaying the Legal Fears from Fracking

Recently there has been some press on the negative effects of fracking on water wells. Lawsuits allege that the chemicals injected into the ground during the fracking process have contaminated ground water. The website www.fracfocus.org is a great resource to … Continue reading

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Lower 48 Oil & Gas Production is Environmentally Responsible

This time last year the world was coming to grips with the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Environmentalists feared the worst as oil slicks were growing and the local currents and weather patterns were driving the slick towards … Continue reading

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Domestic Oil: The Real Cost of “Not in My Backyard”

We all know producing oil from domestic sources is good for the American economy. It employs American workers who pay taxes and buy products. which further stimulates the economy. Moreover, domestic production prevents American capital from flowing to foreign countries, … Continue reading

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Making Lemonade from President’s Tax the Rich Speech

On 4/13/11 President Obama addressed the nation and articulated his plan to hand accredited investors, who gained their accreditation via their annual income being in excess of $250k, a bucket of lemons in the form of a proposed tax hike. … Continue reading

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Oil Prices

The price of crude oil per barrel is well over the $100 mark. Experts say it may reach $200 per barrel in the near future. Gas is approaching $4.00 per gallon. How will these very visible price points affect investor … Continue reading

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Will the world view of energy change?

The meltdown of the nuclear reactor in Japan will certainly affect the world’s view of nuclear power for the next several years.   How will the demonizing of nuclear power manifest itself in energy investment?  Will we look at coal, oil, … Continue reading

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