Fracking helps America — whether you like it or not

3:46 pm | January 13th, 2015

Article from Energy continues to make headlines. While New York refuses to issue permits for high-volume hydraulic fracturing, oil broke the $50 a barrel mark, bringing gasoline to $2.50 a gallon nationally. That’s more than a dollar a gallon pocketed by drivers every time they fill up compared to last year. Thank a fracker!… Read More →

Oil price drops: Don’t panic, really

1:50 pm | December 15th, 2014

Article from The recent drop in crude prices won’t kill off the US shale oil industry. It’ll just make it more efficient. Profit margins and break-even points are relative not only to the price of oil, but also to the cost of doing business. As oil prices drop, producers will undoubtedly renegotiate their ludicrously… Read More →

Oil and gas industry operators say safety improvements a priority

10:11 am | October 30th, 2014

Article from As the oil and natural gas industry continues to expand operations throughout Oklahoma and the region, operators say they are facing an increasing need to improve safety, both for their employees and for the public and environment throughout the area. “Safety is a mindset,” Keith White, director of environment, health and safety… Read More →

As oil boom continues, there’s no end in sight for job growth

1:57 pm | August 27th, 2014

Article from DallasNews Texas has surpassed 300,000 jobs in the oil and natural gas sector as the oil boom drives job growth for a fourth straight year. According to the data released this week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the state gained more than 20,000 oil and gas jobs since July 2013, its… Read More →