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Natural Gas Exports and Real Market Impacts

natural gas  lng  keystone xl  exports  energy policy  energy  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 19, 2012

We’ve been talking about energy and the president’s campaign commitment to increase domestic oil and natural gas production. There are a number of ways he can follow through – approve the full Keystone XL pipeline, open new areas for oil and gas development, rein in unnecessary federal efforts to regulate hydraulic fracturing

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No Oil or Natural Gas…A Less Beautiful World

fossil fuels  energy policy  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 14, 2012

A humorous reminder that everywhere we look, products made from petroleum are making our lives modern, healthier, cleaner, more comfortable – and prettier. Check out this lengthy, yet partial, list of the things made from oil, courtesy PBS

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Keystone XL: Ready to Go, Mr. President

keystone xl pipeline  energy policy  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 9, 2012

Good editorial in Canada’s The Globe and Mail newspaper, calling on President Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline

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The President’s Next Move

offshore energy  keystone xl pipeline  energy policy  energy  election  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 8, 2012

A big winner in the recent election: Energy. Both presidential candidates voiced supported for domestic oil and natural gas development, and President Obama’s re-election was based, in part, on his commitment to American oil and gas.

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Energy and the Second Term

taxes  keystone xl  energy policy  election  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 7, 2012

What to expect on energy in a second Obama term? Reuters has a pair of analyses, here and here, predicting tougher federal regulation of oil and natural gas, new restrictions on natural gas production and use, continued tight access to reserves on federal lands and waters and a renewed push for higher taxes on energy companies.

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Energy Innovation = A Bigger Energy Boom

technology  natural gas  hydraulic fracturing  energy policy  energy  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 1, 2012

Bismarck, N.D., television station KFYR has an interesting story on its website noting that hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling – which spurred booming oil production from the Bakken Shale and oil and natural gas from other shale plays – have paved the way for new technologies that could expand the Bakken oil recovery rate

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Idle Leases and Yogi Berra, Again

permitting  leasing  exploration  energy policy  energy  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 22, 2012

t’s tempting – while contemplating a rebuttal to the latest claim that oil companies pay billions of dollars to “sit” on federal oil and natural gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico – to simply refer to previous rebuttals when the claim was made in 2009 and again last year.

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Shale: The Energy and Economic Engine

energy industry  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 9, 2012

A new PwC report provides greater detail on the potential impact of the shale gas revolution on associated industries – in this case, chemicals

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Energy Jobs, Yes!

keystone xl  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 5, 2012

Reacting to energy discussion during the presidential debate, the National Journal argues both candidates overstated energy’s job-creating potential

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