12.11.17

Russia claims radioactivity spike not due to nuclear plant

Russian authorities denied Friday that a radioactivity spike in the air over Europe this fall resulted from a nuclear fuel processing plant leak in the Ural mountains, saying their probe has found no release of radioactivity there.

 

12.08.17

Drilling rig count rises to kick off December

West Texas' Permian Basin now accounts for 400 rigs, which is more than half of all the nation's oil rigs. The next most active area is Oklahoma's Cana-Woodford shale with 73 rigs...

 

12.05.17

Natural Gas, Oil Industry Launch Environmental Partnership to Accelerate Reductions in Methane, VOCs

"This groundbreaking partnership further demonstrates the industry's leadership and commitment to responsibly developing America's energy resources while reducing emissions"

 

11.30.17

EPA to hold biofuels quota steady in 2018

The rule will require refiners to mix 19.29 billion gallons of renewable fuels into the gasoline supply in 2018.

 

11.28.17

ExxonMobil starts production at Hebron Field

Eight years to construct (investment), 40-million work-hours and 7,500 jobs to build, all done 200 miles off the shores of Newfoundland. With the right policy, the USA could take advantage of these opportunities too.

 

11.27.17

Natural Gas - The East Coast's pipeline wars: A cheat sheet

Some of the proposed pipelines have similar names. Many have been in the news for years, while others seem to have sprung from nowhere. They're all accompanied by procedural and legal drama.

 

11.27.17

Natural Gas Looks Forward To The Winter Season And Drops

huge discoveries in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions of the US and warm temperatures during the winter of 2015/2016 caused the price to fall to the lowest level since 1998 at $1.6110 per MMBtu.

 

11.27.17

Biomass and waste fuels made up 2% of total U.S. electricity generation in 2016

Biomass and waste fuels generated 2% of US electricity in 2016 (natural gas 34%, coal 30%, nuclear 20%). What makes up biomass and waste fuel?

 

11.22.17

Exxon, oil giants team up to reduce methane emissions

ExxonMobil Corp. and seven other energy firms have teamed up to tackle natural gas sector greenhouse gas emissions.

 

11.15.17

Perry says renegotiating NAFTA needed because of U.S. energy bounty

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said it makes sense to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, in part because of the enormous new supply of U.S. oil and gas locked in once-inaccessible shale rocks.