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Will the plunge in crude oil prices kill the fracking boom?

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For the last few years the conventional wisdom has been that fracking and oil and gas extraction in shale will ...

Construction critical to growth of unconventional energy market

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 01, 2014

Construction is a key player throughout the “unconventional” oil and gas supply chain, according to a just-released study by the ...

A pros-and-cons overview of available options for funding transportation infrastructure

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Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2013

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Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home construction, energy sector

Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

Automakers saw sales of full-size pickups soar 24.7 percent in the last year, thanks to recent increased demand from those ...

Protests ensue after University of Tennessee receives approval for fracking on school land

Protests ensue after University of Tennessee receives...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2013

University of Tennessee officials are moving forward with a plan to drill oil and gas wells for hydraulic fracturing—also known ...

Fracking as a form of birth control?

Fracking as a form of birth control?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2013

Teen-age pregnancies have plummeted in North Dakota and that state’s researchers give the credit to, of all things, fracking. Apparently this ...

Opinion: Carbon tax bill would hurt job growth

Opinion: Carbon tax bill would hurt job growth

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 13, 2013

That was fast. The pundits hadn’t even stopped pontificating on President Obama’s State of the Union speech when it was announced ...

The case for ‘energy freedom’ and how the U.S. can achieve it

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 03, 2012

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on May 04, 2012

Heavy Road Work Full depth reclamation saves aging roads struggling under heavy fracking loads By Tina Grady Barbaccia When energy companies began driving ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2011

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