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.

3 reasons why energy issues matter to voters

3 reasons why energy issues matter to voters

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.”

Five Things You Should Know About What the EPA is Doing to Electricity Prices

Five Things You Should Know About What the EPA is Doing to Electricity Prices

The EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan sets a national target for lowering CO2 emissions, a 25% reduction compared to 2005 levels by the year 2020 and 30% reduction by the year 2030.

Consumers Urge Offshore Energy Expansion

Consumers Urge Offshore Energy Expansion

More than 125,000 US consumers support a robust offshore energy development program.  Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) and its partner organizations have submitted these comments to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

5 Energy Infrastructure Projects Needed in the U.S.

5 Energy Infrastructure Projects Needed in the U.S.

The United States has the energy resources it needs, but it lacks the infrastructure such as pipelines, or transmission lines, needed to transport energy from where it is to where it is needed.

Notable in the News

Devon: 73,000 daily barrels and rising in the Eagle Ford

By Jennifer Hiller Eagle Ford Shale newcomer Devon Energy keeps ramping up its South Texas production. Oklahoma City-based Devon was making about 49,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in March after it acquired 82,000-acres in South Texas from GeoSouthern. By the end of June, Devon was making around 73,000 barrels daily, according to its…

Coal imports fall as natural gas advances

By Robert Grattan Imports of coal for electric power plants have fallen from a peak level of 30 million tons in 2007 to less than 7 million in 2013.

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.