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New York is losing out on shale riches

New York state is missing out on one of the strongest and longest-running plays in the natural gas field, according to a recent report.  

Fracking is frozen, but gas flows

Andrew Cuomo may have put a freeze on the possibility of fracking in New York, but the supply of fracked natural gas coming into the state from elsewhere is greater than ever.  

How American energy independence could change the world

The holy grail of American leaders over the past four decades, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama, has been energy independence, and thanks to shale oil and gas, the dream could soon become reality.  

Obama Pitches Shale Gas to Europe Seeking to Cut Imports

The crisis in Ukraine underscores the need for the European Union to consider imports of natural gas from the U.S. and development of domestic resources to diversify supplies, President Barack Obama said.  

US manufacturing is coming back - Thank shale

The U.S. shale boom is beginning to ripple outward to American cities. The shale mining industry's rising demand for materials and equipment along with the abundance of cheap fuel are fueling a modest renaissance in American manufacturing, according to a report prepared by IHS Global insight for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.  

Energy boom to aid U.S. urban manufacturing jobs to 2020: report

Energy-intensive manufacturing employment will increase by more than 1 percent a year in the United States through 2020, with 72 percent of those jobs going to metropolitan areas, according to a report released on Thursday.  

Keystone XL project overwhelmingly favored by Americans

New Post-ABC News poll: Americans support the idea of constructing the Keystone XL oil pipeline between Canada and the United States by a nearly 3 to 1 margin...  

New pro-fracking group springs from Southern Tier

Union workers, farmers, landowners and local businesses on Monday announced they have formed a grass roots coalition striving for a chance to grow natural gas drilling jobs by tapping into the Marcellus Shale beneath many of New York's counties.