The U.S. will surpass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer by 2015, and be close to energy self-sufficiency in the next two decades, amid booming output from shale formations, the IEA said.
New York State Petroleum Council Says Move Forward With Natural Gas Development As Casino Passage Signals Need For Economic Growth
Karen Moreau, Executive Director of the New York State Petroleum Council, issued the following statement today in response to the passage of the casino gaming referendum by New York voters.
Of all the weird stuff that must have happened in New York City on Halloween, perhaps the strangest thing occurred in the energy markets. On Oct. 31, natural gas prices in Manhattan were nearly $.40 cheaper than in Louisiana. That hasn't happened in eight years.
Almost lost in all the news about the federal government "shutdown" over the last week are several new reports regarding the ongoing massive oil and natural gas Shale Revolution in the United States, and the role Texas is playing in making it happen.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's 80-minute lecture and discussion at upstate Hamilton College on Friday touched on dozens of issues - the government shutdown, the global economy, what it takes to be a president and the creation of merlot ice cream, to name a few.
In response to Rebecca Tell's letter ("Pipeline that leads to global disaster," Sept. 26), after five years and four favorable State Department studies, every possible question about Keystone XL has been asked and answered to the satisfaction of the American people - 65 percent of whom supported moving forward in the latest Pew poll.
The U.S. boom in natural-gas production is luring investment from foreign manufacturers eager to tap a cheap, abundant supply of fuel and feedstocks.
California Governor Jerry Brown, preparing the state for development of the largest shale-oil reserves in the U.S., signed into law regulations for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a process that has been criticized by environmental groups.
Hollywood's green agenda drives up the cost of the comfortable country life
California Governor Jerry Brown said he'll approve regulations for hydraulic fracturing criticized by environmental groups as the state prepares for development of the largest shale-oil reserves in the U.S.