Commentary

10.22.12

Endorsement: No on 300: Reject Longmont fracking ban

We can think of at least four major reasons why Longmont voters should reject Question 300, a ban on hydraulic fracturing within city limits.

 

07.24.12

Manufacturing's Keystone: Skilled Labor

This Philadelphia Daily News commentary deals specifically with the impact of the Marcellus Shale on Pennsylvania's economy -- but is pertinent to how natural-gas production in the U.S. is boosting the American economy and creating jobs. It also discusses a secondary -- and perhaps longer-lasting -- impact of natural-gas production in America: the potential for a substantial increase in base manufacturing activity.

 

04.18.12

Benefits and opportunities in oil and gas

U.S. oil and natural gas production is higher today than it has been for many years, providing a big boost to the economy at a time of sluggish job and income growth.

 

01.05.12

Why Moratoriums on Hydraulic Fracturing?

There are currently debates in a number of localities throughout Colorado over moratoriums or additional regulations on on oil and gas development, specifically in regards to hydraulic fracturing.