02.08.18

Winter Olympics and Ohio Skater Madison Hubbell

Many aspects of Olympic-level competition have taken remarkable strides since the first Winter Olympics in 1924; and it is astounding to see the technology and innovation that have advanced in the Figure Skating world.

 

02.08.18

Budget deal envisions largest oil stockpile sale in history

In an effort to partially pay for new spending, the budget agreement would sell 100 million barrels of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in the next decade.

 

02.07.18

Olympians' military background gives them an edge

There's a notable military presence on the U.S. Olympic bobsled and luge teams. Four bobsledders, three lugers and two coaches are servicemembers.

 

02.06.18

Oil World Turns Upside Down as U.S. Sells Oil in Middle East

[I]n a trade that illustrates how the rise of the American shale industry is upending energy markets across the globe, the U.A.E. bought oil directly from the U.S. in December...

 

02.04.18

Permian Seen Second to Saudis for Spare Oil-Output Capacity

The U.S.'s Permian Basin is looking like Saudi Arabia, with as much as 1 million barrels of spare oil capacity ready to go into production, according to Nansen Saleri, former head of reservoir management at Saudi Aramco, the world's largest crude exporter.

 

02.03.18

China Surpasses U.S. as Largest Crude Oil Importer

China surpassed the U.S. in annual gross crude oil imports in 2017 by importing 8.4 million barrels per day (b/d) compared with 7.9 million b/d of U.S. crude oil imports.

 

01.31.18

Hydraulically fractured horizontal wells account for most new oil and natural gas wells

Almost three-quarters of all oil and natural gas wells drilled in the US as of 2016 were hydraulically fractured horizontal wells... fracked horizontal wells accounted for about 10.7 million of the nearly 13 million feet of total drilled footage in 2016, the EIA said.

 

01.30.18

API's Jack Gerard Highlights Energy Priorities Ahead of President Trump's State of the Union address

For a country that leads the world in natural gas and oil production, having an entire region at the mercy of cold weather is unacceptable. We desperately need to modernize this region's infrastructure.

 

01.30.18

Chevron Announces Major Oil Discovery in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

The initial Ballymore well reached total measured depth of 29,194 feet and encountered more than 670 feet net oil pay with excellent reservoir and fluid characteristics.

 

01.29.18

Oil Boom Gives the U.S. a New Edge in Energy and Diplomacy

The results go far beyond the economic, offering Washington strategic weapons once unthinkable. Only a few years ago, such threats...would have sent the price of crude soaring. Instead, the rise has been muted, and gasoline at the pump remains below $2.60 a gallon across most of the United States.