The Energy Revolution and US Manufacturing [Slideshow]

Oct. 6, 2013

The world's thirst for energy continues to grow but the U.S. is enjoying an energy revolution fueled by newly accessible oil and natural gas. U.S. reserves of oil and gas are increasing and at least one estimate holds that the US will be "energy independent" by 2035. U.S. manufacturers are enjoying cheaper prices for natural gas that is helping make domestic manufacturing more competitive with Asia and other industrialized areas.

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An award-winning editor, Executive Editor Steve Minter covers leadership, global economic and trade issues and energy, tackling subject matter ranging from CEO profiles and leadership theories to economic trends and energy policy. As well, he supervises content development for editorial products including the magazine,, research and information products, and conferences.

Before joining the IW staff, Steve was publisher and editorial director of Penton Media’s EHS Today, where he was instrumental in the development of the Champions of Safety and America’s Safest Companies recognition programs.

Steve received his B.A. in English from Oberlin College. He is married and has two adult children.

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