Recent Fracking Support Has Fractivists Nervous

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a hot topic. There has never been a middle ground on the technology; people are either for it or against it. Was Charles Schumer Too Honest?...

Fracking Officials Admit Production Fatal to Locals

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been a topic surrounded by extreme controversy since its introduction. The practice of shooting chemical-filled water into the ground to release natural gas prompts the…

Terry Pegula: A Fracking Billionaire

Bottom Line The controversial oil and natural gas industry made Terry Pegula a rich man. Through knowledge, hard work, good timing, and foresight, he became profitable in a time when…

Is New York Going to Allow Fracking?

History of Fracking in New York Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, was banned in New York state in 2008 to study its effects on the environment. Since then, there have been...

Green Fracking: New Ways for Cleaner Energy?

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a highly controversial subject. Those in favor of it would argue that its gains, namely cleaner and cheaper energy (as opposed to coal), certainly outweigh...

Ontario Customers Will Pay More for Natural Gas

Natural gas rates are expected to rise in Ontario starting April 1, pending approval from the Ontario Energy Board. Citing an unusually cold winter across eastern Canada and the United...

California Drought: How They Keep the Lights On

The state of California is plagued with a three-year drought and dwindling hydroelectric power, but it has managed to keep its lights on via other means such as natural gas,...