Tag Archives: oil production

Obama Administration Still Slowing Federal Oil and Gas Production

The federal government has not been helpful in the recent run up in oil and gas production. If anything, they’ve stymied it by reducing the amount of federal land available for drilling: Although the federal government heavily regulates... Read more

U.S. Overtaking Russia as Globe’s Biggest Oil and Gas Producer

Image credit: WSJ The Wall Street Journal reports that the United States is overtaking Russia as the world’s largest oil and natural gas producer: The U.S. is overtaking Russia as the world’s largest producer of oil and natural ga... Read more

A Closer Look at Alaska and the Oil Industry

An interesting article, from FuelFix.com: The ritual has been going on for centuries in this small town at the northern tip of Alaska: twice-yearly hunts and harvests, with celebrations centered on the prized bowhead whale. Some Inupiats fear... Read more

U.S. to Overtake Saudi Arabia in Oil Production

Despite our still sagging economy, there are some bright spots out there, one being oil production. A newly released report by the International Energy Agency predicts that the United States will overtake Saudi Arabia in oil production, possi... Read more

Obama Not Responsible for Increased Oil Drilling

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) compared Obama taking credit for increased oil production to Al Gore’s famous claim that he invented the internet: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) took aim at Obama for touting increased oil-and-gas prod... Read more