The White House said domestic oil and gas production enhances the United States’ energy independence as well as helps to expand the economy, according to its blog.
As water is an essential component for fracking in oil and gas production, one energy company is taking steps toward effective water management, according to The American Oil & Gas Reporter.
The energy security of the United States made gains in 2012 with help from the domestic oil and gas production boom, according to Rigzone.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced a new rule designed to limit exposure to crystalline silica, according to a press release.
Natural gas is expected to be the main energy source in the West for the next 20 years or even beyond, beating solar, according to Reuters.
The Energy Information Administration predicted that inventories of natural gas for the lower 48 states will be 3,800 billion cubic feet (bcf) by the fall.
It is commonly known that oil and natural gas development can stimulate economic growth, but it can also have unexpected benefits like the ability to help preserve natural landmarks and promote recreational activities, according to research published by the American Petroleum Institute.