The 6-minute video shows first-hand the impact the natural gas industry has had on a Pennsylvania county adjacent to New York's southern border.
University of Maryland researchers recently warned that hydraulic fracturing - the process of shaking oil and gas free from shale deposits far belowground - could endanger the health of nearby residents by exposing them to air and water pollution.
The Energy Department has released a study that once again shows that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is not harming drinking water supplies in the Marcellus Shale region.
Despite the years of stalling from Gov. Cuomo and the state Legislature, fracking has still managed to deliver real dividends for New York. Thanks to fracking, the Buffalo Bills are staying put.
The turnaround is part of a transformation spreading across the heartland of the nation, driven by a surge in domestic oil and gas production that is changing the economic calculus for old industries and downtrodden cities alike.
...US crude oil production has exceeded that of Saudi Arabia and Russia, making it the world's biggest producer of both oil and natural gas during first quarter this year.
An oil and gas boom helped drive the US trade deficit to a five-month low in June...
Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.
When Jessica Ullom goes to work, she dons a white hard hat, safety glasses, metatarsal boots, and a portable gas monitor. Most of her days are spent in the rural fields of Western Pennsylvania, overseeing the environmental conditions at well sites.
Royal Dutch Shell, which has been reshuffling its shale gas portfolio in the U.S., announced three major deals this week, one of which adds 155,000 acres to its hot spot in northeastern Pennsylvania where the company is among the first to bet on the Utica Shale.