Spotlight: Other Voices
At ConocoPhillips, we believe engaging in the conversation and understanding the realities are crucial to working together to sustainably and responsibly produce energy for the long run. Find out what policymakers, journalists, scientists and other companies are saying about natural gas.
What are the facts behind oil and natural gas development in America today?
One woman from rural Pennsylvania decided to find out — for her family, for her community, for herself. Hear what some of the experts she interviewed along her journey had to say. To learn more and watch the movie, click here.
The Department of Energy's SEAB Shale Gas Production Subcommittee 90 Day Report
The Shale Gas Subcommittee of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board is charged with identifying measures that can be taken to reduce the environmental impact and improve the safety of shale gas production. On Aug. 11, 2011, the subcomittee published its initial findings and recommendations on America's natural gas production.
- The Future of Natural Gas – MIT study examining the role of natural gas in a carbon-constrained world, with a time horizon out to midcentury. Download PDF
- State Oil and Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources – Report prepared in May 2009 by the Groundwater Protection Council on behalf of the U.S. DOE on state oil and gas regulations designed to protect water resources. Download PDF
- World Energy Outlook 2011: Are We Entering a Golden Age of Gas? – Report prepared by the Office of the Chief Economist of the International Energy Agency. Download PDF
- Shale Gas and U.S. National Security – Study by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy that was supported by the DOE on shale gas and U.S. national security that was published in July 2011. Download PDF
- Shale Gas and New Petrochemicals Investment: Benefits for the Economy, Jobs and U.S. Manufacturing – American Chemistry Council Report published March 2011. Download PDF
- Natural Gas and Renewables: A Secure Low Carbon Future Energy Plan for the United States – Deutsche Bank Climate Change Advisors report with input from NREL, EPRI and MIT that was published November 2010. Download PDF