Low Gas and Energy Costs Top the List of Consumer Holiday Benefits for 2015

Low Gas and Energy Costs Top the List of Consumer Holiday Benefits for 2015

The holiday season can be one of the most enjoyable, yet expensive, times of the year. But thanks to the U.S. energy revolution, Americans can plan on keeping a few more hard-earned dollars in their wallets heading into the new year. That’s because consumers are paying the lowest gas prices we’ve seen in seven years….

$2 Gas Makes for a Happy Holiday Season!

$2 Gas Makes for a Happy Holiday Season!

Planning on traveling for the holidays? Your road trip will be cheaper this year thanks to record levels of U.S. and Canadian oil production and reduced demand. Despite attacks from ISIS and continued unrest in the Middle East, increased crude output combined with lower demand have driven down the national gasoline average price to just…

Football: A continuous game of power

Football: A continuous game of power

Since the early 2000s, there have been numerous rule changes to what has quickly become America’s most-watched professional sporting event – football. Changes of note include the infamous “tuck rule” and its repeal, moving kick-offs up to the 35-yard-line, and moving the extra-point back, making what used to be a near sure-thing into a far…

Lower Energy Prices Means Massive Savings for Consumers this Winter

Lower Energy Prices Means Massive Savings for Consumers this Winter

As fall takes hold and Americans start to think about cold winter nights, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that low oil and gas prices this winter will bring consumers’ massive savings on energy expenses. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), gas prices are anticipated to fall as low as $2.03 a gallon this

Back to School- Looking for a Career and Education Path that Pays and Will Stay? Think STEM.

Back to School- Looking for a Career and Education Path that Pays and Will Stay? Think STEM.

America’s record-breaking energy resurgence has catapulted us to No. 1 in oil and natural gas production, much thanks to an array of technological innovations and advancements that have allowed us to tap resources previously deemed unreachable. No doubt, it’s been a win-win for American consumers. But none of this would have happened without the machinists,

The Ins and Outs – and Turns – of the Petroleum Supply Chains

The Ins and Outs – and Turns – of the Petroleum Supply Chains

The petroleum industry is the lifeblood of our modern world, producing the electricity that charges your cell phone, the gas that heats your stove, and the fuel that powers your car’s engine. It’s also equally important to our country’s economic development, its job creation efforts, its global competitiveness, and its energy independence. But the industry is

Despite Challenges, Efforts to Develop U.S. Arctic Offshore Energy Exploration Continue

When it comes to energy production, Alaska continues to be a major leader, but not quite the clear-cut front-runner it once was. In fact, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that the state, once a national and global leader in the petroleum industry, has seen its level of production drop from 1.8 million barrels per

Keystone Celebrates 1 Billion Barrels While Keystone XL Sits in Limbo

Keystone Celebrates 1 Billion Barrels While Keystone XL Sits in Limbo

The Keystone pipeline just passed an important milestone: last month, TransCanada announced that the pipeline has safely delivered more than one billion barrels of crude oil since construction finished five years ago. So, what does one billion barrels of oil amount to? To put it in perspective, one billion barrels of oil is about how

2 Reasons Why Washing Dishes by Hand is a Waste of Money- Use a Dishwasher!

2 Reasons Why Washing Dishes by Hand is a Waste of Money- Use a Dishwasher!

Leaving one household chore off your checklist could save time, water, energy AND money according to several organizations dedicated to promoting energy efficiency. Consumer Reports, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Program, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy all say that washing your dishes by hand is not

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$2 Gas Makes for a Happy Holiday Season!

Planning on traveling for the holidays? Your road trip will be cheaper this year thanks to record levels of U.S. and Canadian oil production and reduced demand. Despite attacks from ISIS and continued unrest in the Middle East, increased crude output combined with lower demand have driven down the national gasoline average price to just…

Power Plant Emissions Reach 27-Year Lows

It’s well established that domestic energy production is good for the economy. Lesser know is that its good for the environment too! Recently, the Energy Information Administration released a report that found carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation just reached a 27-year-low in the U.S. This means that the nation’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide…

The Least and Most Energy-Expensive States to Live In – and How to Keep Costs Low

Feel like your energy bill is higher than most? Depending on where you live, you might be right. With more Americans looking for a reprieve from the blistering hot weather and the hole it has been burning in their wallet, WalletHub.com, the personal finance website, has ranked the least and most energy-expensive states in terms…

More Food, Fun for Less This July 4 Weekend

Good news: The great, all-American barbecue will cost you a lot less this holiday weekend – and lower energy costs spearheaded by the great, all-American energy revolution are a big reason why. The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) says that the typical summer cookout feast – one that feeds 10 people – will cost $55.84,…