Despite the best efforts by the Obama administration there is an energy boom taking place in America today.
President Barack Obama cut oil and gas permits since he came into office. In fact he has the worst record on granting permits than any president in recent years.
The Institute for Energy Research
And, Fossil Fuel Production on Public Lands Is At 10 Year Low–
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its report in June 2013 on, Sales of Fossil Fuels Produced on Federal and Indian Lands, FY 2003 Through FY 2012. The report shows that total fossil fuel production on federal lands is at a ten year low, natural gas production on federal lands is also at a ten year low, and oil production on federal land fell in fiscal years 2011 and 2012 ending two years of increase in fiscal years 2009 and 2010.
Advertisement - story continues below
There is a massive oil boom taking place on private lands in America today.
This infographic by Unconventional Oil and Gas Center details this industry on the rise.
Industry on the Rise with Marcellus-Utica, to learn more about the Marcellus and Utica shale play and whats happening in the different shale plays visit the Unconventional Oil and Gas Center, a Hart Energy publication.