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U.S. surges past Saudis to become world’s top oil supplier

October 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become the world’s biggest oil producer as the jump in output from shale plays has led to the second biggest oil boom in history, according to leading U.S. energy consultancy PIRA. Continue Reading

Energizing high school

August 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Like Dickinson, the city of Laredo, Texas, sits on the fringes of a massive shale energy play, reaping both the rewards and the pitfalls that come with being located in an oil and gas hotbed. Continue Reading

Is oil securing America?

March 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Is drilling for North Dakota oil in the Bakken strengthening America’s national security position? Continue Reading