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The Well That Never Runs Dry

Here we go again: In a press release from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Obama Administration unabashedly takes credit for the nation’s surging oil and gas production, without a scintilla of evidence that any of their policies or … Continue reading

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‘We have more oil and natural gas than anyone thought possible even 5 years ago.’

The domestic oil and gas supply picture is better than it’s been in a generation, and it’s getting better every day. That’s not my opinion; it’s also the conclusion of Adam Sieminski, chief administrator of the Department of Energy’s Energy … Continue reading

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NYTimes OpEd: ‘Is the Oil Boom a Mirage?’ Ummmmm. No.

In a New York Times OpEd (Sept. 4, 2012), Old Dominion political science professor Steve Yetiv poses the question: : “Is the Energy Boom a Mirage?”

My answer: “Not no, but Hell, No!”

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False Sense of (Energy) Security

Superficially, it would seem that the nation is successfully pursuing the Obama Administration’s stated energy goals of “increasing domestic oil production” and “reducing our dependence on foreign oil.” Domestic oil production has increased, but in spite of and not because … Continue reading

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North America’s Energy Bounty, By the Numbers

On Tuesday, the Institute for Energy Research issued its North American Energy Inventory (.pdf link), a report which documents the government’s own estimates of oil, natural gas and coal resources for the U.S., Canada and Mexico. (The IER is a … Continue reading

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