One of the most contentious questions about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is what companies should be required to disclose about the mix of water and chemicals pumped into the ground during the process. 

Courtesy of American Petroleum Institute

Just when you thought the political ads were over, there’s this TV ad that features U.S. Senator Kay Hagan

“Senator Kay Hagan can make energy a big part of improving our economy. She can choose economic growth and American jobs, not slow them with job-killing energy taxes,” says a female voice as images of workers interspersed with shots of Hagan appear on the screen.

North America As An Oil And Gas Producer

Aug 14, 2012

America’s energy policy remains one of the most hotly contested topics in the upcoming election. To some, Jack Gerard could be called the face of Big Oil. Mr. Gerard is President and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute and he says that North America has vast reserves of oil and natural gas that should be developed. He and other supporters of increased domestic production say that jobs would be created, the economy bolstered and we’d be less dependent on foreign oil.