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Follow the Sand to the Real Fracking Boom

James Stafford | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
James Stafford

When it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it's no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand producers are becoming the biggest behind-the-scenes beneficiaries of the American oil and gas boom.

The Driving Force Behind the U.S. Oil Boom

James Stafford | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
James Stafford

Behind the stardom of the explorers and producers who have put themselves on the revolutionary shale map and absorb most of the risk--are the service providers who make up a highly lucrative market segment.

Canada's Shale Boom: More to Come in Montney

James Burgess | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business
James Burgess

A pervasive hydrocarbon system in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) in Alberta and British Columbia, the Montney is estimated to hold 2,200 trillion cubic feet of gas, almost 29 billion barrels of natural gas liquids and over 136 billion barrels of oil.

PHOTOS: A Weird Week In Animals News

Posted 02.09.2014 | Green

Some of the most popular animal stories from the last week include: Despite recent pressure from politicians to scale back the Endangered Species A...

Kenyan Oil -- Hot and Getting Hotter: Interview With Taipan's Maxwell Birley

James Burgess | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
James Burgess

Kenya has become the hottest oil and gas venue in East Africa since big discoveries were made in the country's virgin oilfields last April. All eyes are on Kenya in 2013 to see how quickly -- and economically they can develop those discoveries into production.

Jordan Howard

Americans Favor One Energy Option Above Others

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A majority of the public still supports government funding for alternative energy research, although the degree of enthusiasm has decrea...

Oil Companies Investigated For Possible Market Manipulation

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business

This would help to explain those high gas prices. Late Monday, federal regulators announced an investigation into whether oil companies and refine...

Climate Scientists: It's War

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

A group of some 700 climate scientists have agreed to speak out as experts on questions about global warming and the role of man-made air pollution.

Plume Watch 2010 - We Know You Know BP

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

With "Operation Top Kill" now approved and ready to start, millions of eyes will be on the live "spill cam" hoping to catch the moment when the source...

Energy News LIVE On Twitter: Updates In Real-Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Watch the latest energy news live through our curated Twitter lists. These tweets span many perspectives and include prominent energy voices, organiz...