While consumer costs for health care, education and food have risen over the last decade, household energy expenditures have decreased nearly 15%. Thanks to the U.S. shale revolution – powered by hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling – Americans have access to an abundance of homegrown fuels, which contribute to smaller energy bills and bigger savings.

The natural gas and oil industry is committed to providing low-cost energy for heating homes and fueling cars across the country. By expanding production, developing infrastructure and implementing high-tech innovations, we can help balance family budgets and safeguard America’s energy future.

Tough conversations about financial instability are made easier by our energy security.