Energy Forum News

06.09.16

Ohio Valley Lures Manufacturers With Rock-Bottom Natural Gas Prices

A group of business leaders in a small corner of Ohio and West Virginia are laying down a big claim: They have the cheapest natural gas in the industrialized world.

 

06.08.16

US Chamber report puts US in fourth place for energy security

From 2016 International Index of Energy Security Risk report: "... the big story is how the shale revolution has changed the US and global energy landscape for the better."

 

06.08.16

Energy jobs key to addressing poverty, wage stagnation

"Pro-energy policy is the best starting point for any plan to reduce poverty in America and turn our still-struggling economy around..."

 

06.02.16

Energy infrastructure investments vital to economic growth

500,000 miles of pipelines crisscross the United States. That may seem like a lot of pipeline capacity, but we actually need more. A lot more - and not just pipelines, but energy infrastructure investment across the board, including storage, processing, rail and maritime development.

 

05.18.16

Norway offers new offshore drilling licenses in Barents Sea

"The potential is huge," Oil Minister Tord Lien said. "If the companies are successful in their exploration, Northern Norway will enter a new era."

 

05.13.16

Emissions fall to near 25-year low due to natural gas

"Carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation [in 2015 was] the lowest since 1993 and 21 percent below their 2005 level."

 

05.12.16

Fossil Fuels May Not Dwindle Anytime Soon

The U. S. Energy Information Administration foresees continued dominance for coal, gas and oil.

 

05.08.16

Animated map shows all the major oil and gas pipelines in the U.S.

The United States is the world's largest consumer of oil, using more than 19.4 million barrels a day in 2015.

 

05.06.16

Feds Say Fracking Now Provides 67% Of US Natural Gas

Fracking accounted for a mere seven percent of total U.S. natural gas production in 2000 and produced 3.6 billion cubic feet of gas per day. By 2015, America produced 79 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.

 

05.06.16

Sally Jewell: 'Keep it in the ground' protests 'naive'

"It's going to take a very long time before we can wean ourselves from fossil fuels, so I think that to keep it in the ground is naive, to say we could shift to 100 percent renewables is naive...""