More Fracking Articles

  • Fracking Vladimir Putin's gas advantage: War by other means in the 21st century

    Here's the bottom line for our moment in time: Vladimir Putin's Smart Thuggery has exposed Barack Obama's Smart Diplomacy as a pompous mix of faculty lounge jive, utopian balderdash and reckless weakness. Cunning thugs running countries behave like cunning thugs running criminal cartels, or...

  • Fracking activist wants back on driller's land

    A high-profile anti-fracking activist who often gives tours of natural gas drilling sites in northeastern Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region asked a judge Monday for relief from an order barring her from stepping foot on more than 300 square miles of land owned or leased by one of the state's...

  • Oil company endorses NV's proposed fracking rules

    ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A Houston-based oil company has endorsed the state's proposed rules governing hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. The proposed regulations support proven technologies to safely develop Nevada's oil and gas, said Kevin Vorhaben of Noble Energy Inc., which is...

  • Examiner Editorial: Why it's vital to complete the Keystone XL pipeline

    Imagine what would have happened in 1937 had the builders of the Golden Gate Bridge stopped half-way across the water separating the San Francisco peninsula and San Marin County because a bunch of feuding politicians couldn't agree to finish the job. Late-night comedians would still be making...

  • Environmental groups gearing up for battle over natural gas exports

    Environmental groups are stepping up their opposition to natural gas exports after boosters in Congress and the energy industry helped propel the discussion early in the Ukraine crisis.

  • Environmental groups tell Obama natural gas exports undermine climate goals

    Environmental groups fired a shot Tuesday in the growing discussion about natural gas exports as they urged President Obama to block new export terminals on climate change grounds. The flashpoint is a $3.8 billion Dominion Resources-proposed export facility in Cove Point, Md., on the...

  • Vladimir Putin's Crimean adventures could hasten Eastern European energy independence

    Hydraulic fracturing, aka "fracking," has revolutionized oil and natural gas production in America, and it looks like Vladimir Putin is boosting the technology to a similar result in Eastern Europe.

  • Editorial cartoon: Taxing fracking

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • California Gov. Jerry Brown hears fracking gripes

    In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: Some Democratic activists are bristling over his administration's policies on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

  • Ukraine crisis a teachable energy moment for Obama, but will he learn anything?

    Vladimir Putin's actions in Ukraine provide us a clear view of the fecklessness, folly and utter danger of President Obama's green energy policies to US national and economic security, and the administration's actions prove it.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...