Take it from the man who knows, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz: Fracking for natural gas is climate-friendly, environmentally safe and economically stimulating. Which is just what America and New York need.
New York State Petroleum Council Executive Director Karen Moreau welcomed the decision by New York's Court of Appeals to hear from local landowners and the oil and natural gas industry on hydraulic fracturing bans in Middlefield and Dryden that stand in the way of needed economic investment.
The U.S. must balance its commitment to reducing carbon emissions with the "ground truth" that the world's largest economy still relies heavily on fossil fuels, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said on Monday.
New York State Petroleum Council Executive Director Karen Moreau issued the following statement today in response to President Barack Obama's Upstate New York tour.
U.S. counties have benefited from oil and gas development while preserving natural attractions such as local fishing, hunting, skiing and hiking, according to a new study released by API.
The Southern Tier of New York sits above the gas-rich Marcellus Shale, and the state has yet to decide whether to conduct hydraulic fracturing to tap into it.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said that hydraulic fracturing can be done safely and there has been no evidence the drilling technique causes groundwater contamination.
Karen B. Moreau, Executive Director of the New York State Petroleum Council, issued the following statement today regarding the fifth anniversary of New York State's moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
A landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process moved up to contaminate drinking water aquifers at a western Pennsylvania drilling site, the Department of Energy told The Associated Press.
The pro-fracking conspiracy in the United States is so vast that it evidently encompasses the Environmental Protection Agency, famously a tool of the oil and gas industry.