Weekly Update

Friday, August 9, 2019

August 9, 2019

Energy Briefing 

The Science Is Settled: Fracking Makes America Strong and Healthy

Despite what anti-oil and gas activists claim, hydraulic fracturing — fracking — has proven beneficial for the environment, the economy and human health. Spurring record oil and natural gas production, the technology has helped to improve air quality, reduce emissions, create well-paying jobs and even save lives.



U.S. Natural Gas Exports Top 1 Tcf in 1Q2019, Says DOE

The United States left Canada behind as it claimed the title of North American champion natural gas exporter for the first three months of this year, according to the latest trade scorecard compiled by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).



Flaring, Infrastructure and Embracing the Dual Challenge

Our country needs abundant energy AND climate progress – both of them, continuing to advance together, as they have in the U.S. in recent years. Embracing the dual challenge of making energy abundant and accessible while reducing energy-related emissions is the realistic path to growth and opportunity that can broadly benefit the nation and the lives of individual Americans.










Support Texas Education Funding


Texas oil and natural gas production has helped make Texas public schools and universities some of the best funded in the nation. It's back to school season - let's support our students by taking action here: https://www.texansfornaturalgas.com/support_texas_education_funding 



Did You Know


Did you know around 34% of all natural gas in America is used for power generation? Natural gas also accounts for half of Texas' total electricity generation capacity, and Texas residential electricity rates are lower than the national average! 

If you want to thank a roughneck for working hard to keep the lights on, click here: https://www.texansfornaturalgas.com/thank_a_roughneck