Feds Say Fracking Now Provides 67% Of US Natural Gas

Fracking accounted for a mere seven percent of total U.S. natural gas production in 2000 and produced 3.6 billion cubic feet of gas per day. By 2015, America produced 79 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.



Sally Jewell: 'Keep it in the ground' protests 'naive'

"It's going to take a very long time before we can wean ourselves from fossil fuels, so I think that to keep it in the ground is naive, to say we could shift to 100 percent renewables is naive...""



Why Are They Hiding the Good News About Fracking?

There's no evidence -- zero, zilch, nada -- that fracking contaminates drinking water. Researchers hoped to keep these findings secret.



U.S. Shale Gas Bound for Europe After Leaving Cheniere

LNG coming out of the U.S. is probably the single most important thing that will transform the future LNG market... It heralds the arrival of a global market.



What the Senate energy bill means for Montana; 2 Hydroelectric projecsts, exporting liquied natural gas

"Energy is the title of the bill, but you can see there's a lot of moving parts," Sen. Steve Daines, R-Montana, said on Wednesday shortly after the measure passed the Senate.



Retail gasoline prices this summer expected to be lowest since 2004

The U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts that U.S. drivers will pay an average of $2.04 per gallon this summer for regular gasoline: 59 cents/gal lower than the average price last summer, and it would be the lowest average summer price since 2004.



Poll: Vast majority of voters are concerned about high ethanol mandates

Seventy-seven percent of registered voters are concerned that breaching the ethanol blend wall could drive up the cost of gasoline for consumers and reduce the nation's fuel supply (85 percent of Republicans, 75 percent of Democrats and 71 percent of Independents), according to a new poll of registered voters conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of API.



Drop in oil and gas tax money hurting Eastern Montana Counties

'Worst is yet to Come' Recent layoffs at oil giant Schlumberger hit the town hard, and there are rumors of another company just outside of town pulling out. Oil and gas tax money is just 3 percent of the state's budget, so the decrease has the biggest, most immediate effect on counties.



Wrong policies could hamstring US gas development, forum told

"This administration has issued a slew of regulations intended to stifle gas use," maintained former US Sen. George Allen from Virginia.



Guest Opinion: EPA regulations are killing Montana energy jobs

Make no mistake, President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency regulations are killing Montana Energy. Our country's future is bright if we can unleash the power of innovation and rein in the overregulation of Washington, D.D.