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Energy independence, here we come!

Fuel Fix blog reports that “the United States produced enough energy to satisfy 84 percent of its needs in 2013, a rapid climb from its historic low in 2005…”

What’s behind this surge in energy production?

“[The Energy Information Administration] attributed the nation’s rising energy security largely to the increased production of oil and natural gas, which has been fueled by the domestic shale boom. The rise of new drilling and production technology, namely hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, has allowed companies to tap more reservoirs deeply buried in dense rock formations.”

This oil and natural gas production has dramatically reduced our reliance on other nations for the fuel we need. In fact, we are producing so much that we are now able to export oil and natural gas. If the government removes its restrictions on energy exports, we can begin reducing other nations’ reliance on unfriendly energy suppliers like Russia.

The shale revolution has done great things for America. It’s strengthened our energy security. It’s created jobs. Now it’s time to use our resources to do great things for the world.

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