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04.24.14

On Keystone XL, put policy ahead of politics

Upon the latest exasperating delay of the Keystone XL pipeline project, our union - the Laborers' International Union of North America - suggested that the Obama administration grow a set of antlers or take a lesson from Popeye and eat some spinach.

 

04.23.14

What America is Thinking on Energy Issues - Poll: Large majorities of New York voters support investments in oil and natural gas

Strong bipartisan majorities of registered New York voters support increased investment in energy infrastructure, according to a new poll the New York State Petroleum Council unveiled as part of a campaign highlighting the voices of Americans.

 

04.21.14

Union Hammers Obama for 'Gutless' Keystone XL Delay

"The administration is making a political calculation instead of doing what is right for the country."

 

04.21.14

Administration again delays Keystone pipeline decision

The Obama administration on Friday extended the review period on the Keystone XL pipeline, perhaps pushing back a final decision on the disputed project until after the Nov. 4 congressional elections.

 

04.04.14

New York is losing out on shale riches

New York state is missing out on one of the strongest and longest-running plays in the natural gas field, according to a recent report.

 

04.03.14

Fracking is frozen, but gas flows

Andrew Cuomo may have put a freeze on the possibility of fracking in New York, but the supply of fracked natural gas coming into the state from elsewhere is greater than ever.

 

04.02.14

How American energy independence could change the world

The holy grail of American leaders over the past four decades, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama, has been energy independence, and thanks to shale oil and gas, the dream could soon become reality.

 

03.31.14

Obama Pitches Shale Gas to Europe Seeking to Cut Imports

The crisis in Ukraine underscores the need for the European Union to consider imports of natural gas from the U.S. and development of domestic resources to diversify supplies, President Barack Obama said.

 

03.24.14

US manufacturing is coming back - Thank shale

The U.S. shale boom is beginning to ripple outward to American cities. The shale mining industry's rising demand for materials and equipment along with the abundance of cheap fuel are fueling a modest renaissance in American manufacturing, according to a report prepared by IHS Global insight for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

 

03.07.14

Keystone XL project overwhelmingly favored by Americans

New Post-ABC News poll: Americans support the idea of constructing the Keystone XL oil pipeline between Canada and the United States by a nearly 3 to 1 margin...