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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.  

Chinese investment could begin to pay off within a year

Thrasher: 'We're going full steam ahead, immediately'  

Oil and gas industry thriving in Doddridge County

Doddridge County has been and will continue to be one of the leading counties in terms of natural gas production and natural gas operations in West Virginia...  

West Virginia signs investment pact with China Energy

West Virginia officials say they have an agreement with China Energy Investment Corp. Ltd. for the company to invest $83.7 billion in shale gas development and chemical manufacturing in West Virginia over 20 years.  

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.