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STUDY: Gov’t losing billions on ‘inefficient’ tax subsidies that don’t curb climate change | Fox News

By at June 21, 2013 | 12:59 pm

STUDY: Gov’t losing billions on ‘inefficient’ tax subsidies that don’t curb climate change | Fox News

Published June 21, 2013FoxNews.com As America's debt rises to unsustainable levels, the U.S. government is losing billions every year on energy tax subsidies that do little to combat climate change. That's according to a tough report released this week by the National Research Council. The non-partisan academic report, sponsored by the Treasury Department, concluded ... Go To Article

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U.S. OIL Notches Record Growth – WSJ

By at June 13, 2013 | 1:10 am

U.S. OIL Notches Record Growth – WSJ

By KEITH JOHNSON And RUSSELL GOLD U.S. crude-oil production grew by more than one million barrels a day last year, the largest increase in the world and the largest in U.S. history. In the latest sign of the shale revolution remaking world energy markets, crude production in the U.S. jumped 14% last year to 8.9 million barrels a day, according to the newly released ... Go To Article

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CALIFORNIA: Review & Outlook: Fracturing in California – WSJ

By at June 9, 2013 | 1:45 am

CALIFORNIA: Review & Outlook: Fracturing in California – WSJ

REVIEW & OUTLOOK - June 7, 2013 Democrats revolt against a ban on oil and gas 'fracking.' Few issues divide Democrats more than energy policy, as we've learned as unions and environmentalists fight over the Keystone XL pipeline. More evidence now comes from California, where greens have lost an attempt to ban oil and gas hydraulic fracturing. Democratic ... Go To Article

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ENERGY: Pipeline Safety | National Review Online

By at June 9, 2013 | 1:30 am

ENERGY: Pipeline Safety | National Review Online

By  Diana Furchtgott-Roth, June 8, 2013 Friday’s jobs numbers from the Labor Department show that President Obama needs to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Even with 175,000 jobs created in May, there are 2.4 million fewer jobs in America than at the start of the recession in December 2007. Approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, to bring oil from Canada to our ... Go To Article

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ENERGY: Move over, OPEC – HoustonChronicle

By at June 7, 2013 | 9:50 am

ENERGY: Move over, OPEC – HoustonChronicle

Copyright 2013: Houston Chronicle | June 4, 2013 The oil cartel is beginning to take the U.S. shale boom seriously, and with good reason. Things are getting interesting vis a vis OPEC and the U.S. shale industry. The once-omnipotent oil cartel is taking serious notice of the impact of the shale boom on global oil prices and markets. As well it should. ... Go To Article

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ENERGY:: North Dakota Proves Obama Doesn’t Get Energy

By at May 16, 2013 | 10:43 am

ENERGY:: North Dakota Proves Obama Doesn’t Get Energy

By Thomas Pyle -- The Bakken and Three Forks formations in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana contain significantly more oil-and-gas resources than previously thought, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reassessment. The survey found an estimated 7.4 billion barrels of undiscovered, technically recoverable shale oil (resources that can be recovered ... Go To Article

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AP IMPACT: Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths – AP News

By at May 14, 2013 | 5:52 am

AP IMPACT: Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths – AP News

AP News | May 14, 2013 CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) — It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground. Killing these iconic birds is not just an irreplaceable loss for a vulnerable species. It's also ... Go To Article

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ENERGY:: Plans to export US natural gas stir debate | Fox News

By at May 13, 2013 | 8:59 am

ENERGY:: Plans to export US natural gas stir debate | Fox News

Published May 12, 2013 -- WASHINGTON –  A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster. Now U.S. producers are poised to ship vast quantities of gas overseas as energy companies seek permits for proposed export projects that could set off a renewed frenzy of fracking. Expanded drilling is unlocking ... Go To Article

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TEAM OBAMA calls global warming doubters ‘crazy’ | WashEx

By at May 10, 2013 | 12:05 am

TEAM OBAMA calls global warming doubters ‘crazy’ | WashEx

May 9, 2013 | Paul Bedard The president's recently formed grass-roots campaign operation revealed Thursday that it plans to attack Republicans who question radical global warming hype, dubbing them "crazy" purveyors of "far-fetched conspiracy theories." In a fundraising memo from President Obama's re-election campaign manager, Organizing for Action slammed "climate ... Go To Article

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CALIFORNIA & TEXAS: Review & Outlook: A Tale of Two Oil States – WSJ

By at May 5, 2013 | 5:41 pm

CALIFORNIA & TEXAS: Review & Outlook: A Tale of Two Oil States – WSJ

REVIEW & OUTLOOK, May 5, 2013, 6:51 p.m. ET While the shale boom lifts Texas, California sits on vast resources. Texas and California have been competing for years as U.S. growth models, and one of the less discussed comparisons is on energy. The Golden State has long been one of America's big three oil producing states, along with Texas and Alaska, but last ... Go To Article

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