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Vote 4 Energy: Our Choice

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 2, 2012

Most of this year our “Vote 4 Energy” campaign has encouraged Americans to consider their vote through an energy lens – assessing candidates at various levels by their stances on the strategies and policies that would most effectively strengthen our country’s energy security.

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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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Shale Energy Potential – and Reality

domestic energy  energy policy  natural gas  regulations  unconventional gas  unconventional oil 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 29, 2012

Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Quality secretary and its energy executive have this article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, citing a pair of studies that say the amount of natural gas in the Marcellus Shale may be far greater than any previous government estimate

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Embracing the Potential of Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 25, 2012

America has a lot of oil and natural gas that's "unconventional" - energy trapped in a shale and other rock formations that can be producted through horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. So says a study released this week by respected energy consultant IHS Global Insight: By 2035, unconventional oil and natural gas development could yield more than $5.1 trillion in capital spending into the economy, support 3.5 million jobs and generate $2.5 trillion in cumulative federal, state and local tax receipts.

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Live Event: 'Energy and the Economy'

energy policy  domestic energy  vote 4 energy 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 25, 2012

Check out today's Vote 4 Energy event, "Energy and the Economy," beginning at 9 a.m., here.

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Shale Oil and Natural Gas: Vast Potential to Create Jobs, Spur Growth

access  domestic energy  energy  energy policy  natural gas  unconventional oil 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 23, 2012

There are some eye-popping numbers in a new study of America’s unconventional oil and natural gas potential by IHS Global Insight, out today. There’s news coverage from Fuel Fix.com here, and Reuters has it here.

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Idle Leases and Yogi Berra, Again

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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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Presidential Politics and Energy Reality

access  domestic energy  energy policy  keystone xl  offshore drilling  permits  regulations  taxes 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 17, 2012

Energy continues to play a large role in the presidential debates – evidence that both candidates get the importance of reliable, affordable energy for our economy and for making America more secure, now and in the future.

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Pro-Fracking Rally Stirs Albany, NY

natural gas  hydraulic fracturing  fracking  energy policy 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 15, 2012

Sights and sounds from a rally in support of natural gas and hydraulic fracturing in New York state

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For Transparency and Competitiveness

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 12, 2012

Industry’s federal lawsuit against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) challenging its Section 1504 disclosure provision is about keeping U.S. oil and natural gas companies competitive with global rivals while finding a better way to foster transparency.

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