Monday, April 17, 2017

Further Energy Independence For U.S.

Alaska Has a New Oil Boom Thanks to Fracking

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Arctic lands and waters hold irresistible allure for global oil companies. Despite opposition from environmental groups and President Obama’s 2016 ban on drilling in federal Arctic waters, exploration in Alaska has revealed massive new volumes of oil. This comes at a time of low oil prices, when many observers…