New pro-fracking group springs from Southern Tier

Union workers, farmers, landowners and local businesses on Monday announced they have formed a grass roots coalition striving for a chance to grow natural gas drilling jobs by tapping into the Marcellus Shale beneath many of New York's counties.



U.S. energy secretary says fracking brings prosperity

U.S. energy secretary Ernest Moniz said Andrew Cuomo should consider the economic prosperity fracking has brought to Pennsylvania as he weighs a ban in New York.



Group of Legislators, Labor, Business, National Security Leaders Call for Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

Following the release of the State Department's fifth and final environmental impact statement... many U.S. Senators and US Representatives... labor and business leaders... call on President to approve pipeline.



State Department releases Keystone XL final environmental impact statement

The State Department concluded in its final environmental assessment issued Friday that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would not significantly alter global greenhouse gas emissions...



Statement from Karen Moreau on DEC Commissioner Martens' comments on "No Plans" to lift the moratorium on high volume hydraulic fracturing in NY

DEC Commissioner Joe Martens must have slept through President Obama's State of the Union address, where the president cited the production of natural gas as the reason for reduced carbon pollution, investment in manufacturing, job creation and a move from foreign oil dependence.



HARPER: A fracking good story missed by the media

The United States has become the largest producer of oil and natural gas in the world, surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. You may have missed this important story. That's because the media virtually ignored it.



API's Gerard Delivers Annual State of American Energy Address

API President and CEO Jack Gerard delivered his annual State of American Energy address on January 7th, focusing on the impact of future policy decisions on America's energy revolution.



Thanks To Fracking, Natural Gas Supplies (Barely) Withstand 'Polar Vortex' Assault

The polar vortex gripping the nation has brought a crazy week for natural gas. On Monday the demand for gas nationwide hit a record 125 billion cubic feet as homeowners and power generators sought to burn as much of it as they could get to keep the cold at bay.



Former New York Regulator Predicts Legislature Involvement in Fracking Debate

Regardless over how the New York Court of Appeals rules in a pair of cases on localities' power to enact bans on oil and gas activities, the state legislature will insert itself into the debate at some point in the future, a former state official said Wednesday.



NY farmers reject anti-hydrofracking position at Farm Bureau meeting

Farmers today shot down a proposal to oppose hydrofracking, the deeply divisive natural gas drilling process that has split New Yorkers from tables to farms.