Massive new discovery proves: When you're allowed to explore for energy, historic oil and natural gas discoveries can follow. But there's a caveat. Given the long lead time it takes years...
Power generation, LNG exports globally and pipeline exports to Mexico and Eastern Canada, and new industrial demand are the three rapidly growing baseload natural gas demand markets.
US Energy Information Administration's Short-Term Energy Outlook projects that energy-associated CO2 emissions will fall to 5,179 million metric tons in 2016, the lowest annual level since 1992.
What if we'd just "left it in the ground?" The U.S. would be short 4.3 million jobs and over half-a-trillion dollars in annual GDP. Electricity prices would be 31% higher, we'd all be paying 43% more at the pump, carbon dioxide emissions would be 23% higher and we'd be importing 160% more oil. That's just to start.
Despite the negativity many associate with fracking, it has had a positive impact on mortgage defaults in areas where fracking occurred, according to research by a Clemson University finance professor.
"Pipelines are a vital part of this nation's energy infrastructure and ensuring they continue to operate safely will be critical to securing our energy future..."
Topics including veteran jobs in the oil and natural gas industry, and how energy independence effects our national security.
Vets4Energy, the Rocky Mountain Energy Forum, the United Veterans Coalition of Colorado and Volunteers of America sponsored a dinner and breakfast that reached more than 130 veterans, community leaders and elected officials, including the leaders of the Colorado House and Senate.