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More Shale Boom Reverberations in the Middle East

With the rise of militant Islamism, it would be naive to think that American interest in the Middle East is limited to securing access to oil supplies, and that a reduction in our demand for imported oil makes us indifferent to Middle Eastern affairs. Continue reading

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Shale Oil Boom Rattles OPEC

The shale boom began in the U.S. as a ripple in North Dakota and Texas. Now that uptick on our production curve has triggered a tsunami with geopolitical implications. Continue reading

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Energy Week in Review

Headlines for the week ending March 29, 2013: Oil Spills Mount on Tracks Labor Union Blasts Rep. Ed Markey’s Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline Eagle Ford Shale provided $61B economic boost to South Texas E.P.A. Plans Stricter Limit for Sulfur … Continue reading

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Harold Hamm and the North Dakota Miracle

Unlike most of his peers, Harold Hamm didn’t get his start in the oil field with degree in geology or engineering. Hamm drove a truck. Maybe the lack of a college degree made it easier for Hamm to imagine the … Continue reading

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