If US Fossil Fuel Fracking Dies, Kiss Goodbye to Affordable Home Loan Interest Rates

One thing which wasn’t made clear during the recent US election was how important domestic US energy production and fracking is to reducing the trade deficit, which in turn feeds through to inflation, interest rates and the continuance of affordable home loans.

Claim: Fracking will increase radon down wind

A paper out of the Harvard School of Public Health makes the claim that “Unconventional oil and natural gas development” will increase “ambient particle radioactivity” down wind. More simply, fracking will increase radon down wind. They are wrong on two counts: First, they find the increase in radon by trying multiple models until they get a publishable result, multiple testing and multiple modeling or MTMM, aka p-hacking. Second, any increase in radon is very small and higher levels of radon are actually beneficial to humans, e.g., decreases in lung cancer.

Biden Says He’s Not Banning Fracking Months After Promising To Stop All New Fracking Projects

“I am not banning fracking. Let me say that again: I am not banning fracking. No matter how many times Donald Trump lies about me,” the former vice president said. Biden made the comments in a state largely dependent on natural gas development, and more than four months after saying at a Democratic debate in March that he will be ending new fracking projects.

Record setting US “Natural Gas Power Burn”… Frac yeah!

Guest “burn, baby, burn!” by David Middleton According to the US Energy Information Administration, these nominally United States set a new record for natural gas-fired electricity generation in July 2020. On July 27, 2020, US power plants burned 47.2 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas, beating the previous record by nearly 2 Bcf. The…

Oil price boom expected following pandemic crash

From The Washington Examiner by Josh Siegel  | May 10, 2020 12:00 AM If history is a guide, an oil price boom is coming after the pandemic-generated crash. While the near-term demand picture is highly uncertain, as people reconsider their travel and work habits, this latest bust, the worst of them all, is unlikely to…

Civil Rights Leaders Rail Against Enviro Activists, Say Natural Gas Benefits Black Communities

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter March 30, 2020 11:47 AM ET Civil rights leaders are criticizing a common talking point among environmentalist activists who say hydraulic fracking disproportionately hurts black people and other minority communities. Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson and National Urban League president Marc Morial said they oppose an…