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Perry says renegotiating NAFTA needed because of U.S. energy bounty

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said it makes sense to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, in part because of the enormous new supply of U.S. oil and gas locked in once-inaccessible shale rocks.  

US oil and gas 'resurgence' expected as global demand grows

Oil demand is forecast to keep rising until 2040, with natural gas growing by a sharp 40 percent. U.S. set to become the undisputed leader in crude and gas production.  

Buying Texas Oil at New Mexico Prices: Majors Go West for Shale

Oil producers discouraged by the rising cost of accessing the vast deposits of the Permian Basin in Texas are sneaking into a geological back door, through neighboring New Mexico.  

U.S. to Dominate Oil Markets After Biggest Boom in World History

The U.S. will be a dominant force in global oil and gas markets for many years to come as the shale boom becomes the biggest supply surge in history, the International Energy Agency predicted.  

Boom! Weekly US crude oil production hits an all-time high

U.S. crude oil production hit an all-time high last week, according to preliminary government data, in another sign of the resilience of American shale drillers.  

Energy regulators should recognize natural gas is key to reliable grid

In a little over a month's time, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is due to make a decision that could fundamentally alter the way that energy markets operate in much of the United States.  

'Fear of the future' is not a defense for pipeline sabotage

Recently, a bipartisan group of 84 members of Congress signed a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking if violent acts directed towards energy infrastructure, like recent attacks on pipelines, fall under the current definition of domestic terrorism.  

Records Continue to Be Broken As US Crude Exports Flow

Ever since the crude oil export ban was lifted at the end of 2015, global markets have looked to the United States to help meet their energy supplies.