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Lower Crude Prices Affect Global Politics

Andrew Critchlow, Commodities Editor for “The Telegraph”, wrote a wonderful article entitled “Sun sets on Opec dominance in new era of lower oil prices“. This article really frames the events going on with OPEC, the price of oil, and what … Continue reading

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Man-made Quakes Cause Less Damage to Property

A study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has concluded that induced earthquakes, which are triggered by drill operations pumping fluids underground, are creating quakes 16 times weaker then naturally occurring quakes. Man-made earthquakes have been a used by anti-fracking … Continue reading

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Rodney Johnson Explains Why Oil Prices Will Rise

Dent Research provides demand demographics on a wealth of products.  This video explains why they believe the Arab-Israel conflict and the domestic rise in light sweet crude production will put pressure on our government to make the US an oil exporter … Continue reading

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Drought and Irrigation Contribute to Earthquakes

An recent article published in the Nature International Weekly Journal of Science says that the recent droughts and our increased reliance on irrigation are removing subsurface mass, causing more earthquakes. Fracking, which pumps water underground vs. removing it from the ground, has … Continue reading

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Investing in US Oil and Gas Production Helps Narrow Trade Deficit

Many economists expect the trade deficit will continue to narrow as exports, helped by the U.S. energy production boom, are growing faster then imports.  Our domestic energy boom has boosted exports while reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil.  U.S. petroleum … Continue reading

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Will Oil Production From Tight Sources Remain Profitable?

US oil production from shale has propelled US oil production to over 7.8 million barrels per day, which is 10% of the world’s crude production. Some fear that this is only possible because of higher crude prices. However, a new study indicates … Continue reading

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Natural Gas Prices Create US Economic Tailwind

Natural gas is a vital resource for economic growth. According to the US Energy Information Administration, 34% of natural gas is used in the production of electricity and 31% to power industry. The average cost per kWh in the US … Continue reading

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