Fall Gasoline Prices Trending Lower

Fall Gasoline Prices Trending Lower

Consumers are getting a much-needed break this fall when it comes to energy costs. Thanks to increased domestic oil production and reduced demand, gasoline prices are trending lower in the past few weeks. Analysts expect the trend to continue. USA Today breaks it down: Sometime in November, gas stations in nearly 30 states will be…

Is Your School STEM Ready?

Is Your School STEM Ready?

America’s energy boom and its record-breaking technological breakthroughs are continuing to improve our lives in a variety of ways, including stimulating much-needed economic growth and job creation.

5 Careers Worth Studying For

5 Careers Worth Studying For

  Your kids are back in school wondering why it has to be, but tell them to cheer up, for there really are tremendous opportunities out there for the next generation if they focus on where the jobs are – in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs in the energy field.

Another Labor Day without Keystone XL

Another Labor Day without Keystone XL

  This coming Labor Day Weekend marks the fourth year Union construction workers will not be taking a day off from building the Keystone XL Pipeline to enjoy an end to the summer BBQ.

Big Surprise for Labor Day Gas Prices

Big Surprise for Labor Day Gas Prices

The summer season traditionally matches its intensifying outdoor temperatures with escalating gas prices, but not this year. Instead of breaking the bank at the pumps, motorists have been treated to unusually kind gas prices as the travel-heavy Labor Day holiday weekend nears.

Why Energy Issues Are Critical in Upcoming Elections

Why Energy Issues Are Critical in Upcoming Elections

Expect to hear a lot of talk about energy issues leading up to and during this fall’s hotly contested election season.

Your Guide to the Top 3 U.S. Oilfields

Your Guide to the Top 3 U.S. Oilfields

U.S. energy production continues to grow. As America produces more of its own oil and natural gas our trade deficit shrinks, while our energy security expands. We also get a better idea of just how much oil and natural gas exists within the territorial boundaries of the United States.

Whatley: North Carolina is Proposing ‘A Sensible Regulatory Regime’

Whatley: North Carolina is Proposing ‘A Sensible Regulatory Regime’

Michael Whatley testified before the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission that state officials and regulators should be commended on developing proposed oil and gas regulations that will provide “a sensible regulatory regime to oversee production of its energy resources.”

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Reasons for projected natural gas-fired generation growth vary by region

EIA projects that natural gas-fired electric power sector generation in the contiguous United States will increase to 1,600 million megawatthours (MWh) by 2040, a 1.3% average annual increase. This growth is spread throughout the Lower 48 states, and the reasons for the growth vary in each region.

Pipeline firm plans $1.75B gas lines in Northeast

By Collin Eaton A Houston company is planning to spend $1.75 billion on two new pipelines to carry Northeastern U.S. shale gas to nearby states and to systems that go to Gulf Coast and Midwestern markets.

EIA: Eagle Ford to cross 1.5 million daily barrels in September

By Jennifer Hiller The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects the Eagle Ford Shale to produce 1.51 million barrels of crude oil and other liquids daily in September. It would be a gain of around 31,000 daily barrels over August production for the South Texas field.

Natural gas will dominate Texas electric growth, report says

By Robert Grattan Natural gas power plants will represent almost all the growth in Texas electricity generation until at least 2040, the U.S. Energy Department reports.