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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.  

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.  

Northwest Ohio Voters Reject Anti-NatGas Pipeline Referendum

Voters in Bowling Green, OH, on Tuesday definitively rejected a referendum that would have prohibited natural gas pipelines from being built on city-owned property.  

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.  

Ohio city refuses to give up fight against gas pipeline

As a partnership between companies based in Canada and Detroit begins the first steps in building a $2 billion natural gas pipeline, a northeast Ohio mayor is vowing to continue his city's fight to get the pipeline moved away from his community of 25,000 residents, "as long as there is hope."