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Power Shift: CNBC - NBC News Joint Production

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About Power Shift

  • In a four-part series, NBCNews.com and CNBC Digital will examine how the U.S. energy boom occurred almost overnight and look at the implications that U.S. energy independence would have for the economy, other types of energy, foreign policy and the environment.

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  • The boom in America’s energy independence has major implications on the economy, foreign policy and the environment.

Energy

Oil

  • Pump jacks and wells in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation near McKittrick, Calif., March 23, 2014.

    Brent was slightly higher but still trading below $103 a barrel, as easing geopolitical risks and ample supply pressured prices.

  • Due to a lack of storage, energy in North Dakota is being burned off. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports drillers flare off more than $100 million worth of natural gas each month.

  • Tensions are mounting between ranchers and farmers, and the oil and gas industry, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

Oil and Gas