12.15.16

US energy security at 20-year peak, US Chamber assessment finds

The index employs 37 different energy security metrics in four major risk areas: geopolitical, economic, reliability, and environmental.

 

12.12.16

Manufacturing's Greatest Days Lie Ahead

President Trump plans on lifting restrictions on the production of domestic energy resources, including shale oil, natural gas and clean coal. Second, he has pledged to lift regulatory roadblocks established by the Obama administration to allow important energy infrastructure projects...

 

12.12.16

Why Exelon's mammoth Illinois energy bill could set a precedent for other states

The grand bargain in Springfield may be a model to save nuclear plants in other jurisdictions.

 

12.11.16

Pipelines are everywhere

Crude oil comes out of the ground hot, then stays warm for weeks as it travels at a casual walking pace - about 3 miles an hour - through the nation's 2.5 million miles of oil pipeline, moving from well to refinery.

 

12.02.16

Private investment in energy infrastructure is in question

"It is getting hard to build major new infrastructure projects in America..."

 

11.27.16

Japan shows why the world needs fracking -- and nuclear power

"The bridging energy source, I think, is gas,"revealing the sort of thinking U.S. environmentalists often condemn.

 

11.17.16

Vast shale oil field in Texas could yield 20 billion barrels

A vast field of shale rock in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels of oil, making it the largest source of shale oil the U.S. Geological Survey has ever assessed, agency officials said.

 

11.16.16

IEA Sees Peak Oil Demand After 2040

Global oil demand won't stop growing before 2040 despite pledges made at the Paris climate change summit last year to cap greenhouse-gas emissions, the head of the International Energy Agency said (WSJ subscription required).

 

11.10.16

American voters have spoken, energy won the 2016 election

Eighty percent of voters support increased development of U.S. oil and natural gas resources including 71 percent of Democrats, 94 percent of Republicans and 76 percent of Independents.

 

11.04.16

What If Hydraulic Fracturing was Banned?

This report explores how a theoretical ban on hydraulic fracturing in the United States, beginning on January 1, 2017 and running through the end of 2022, would impact jobs, energy prices, incomes, domestic manufacturing, and American energy security.