Energy Forum News

09.23.17

Natural gas boom has reduced greenhouse gas emissions, led to cleaner air

There is a direct connection between carbon reductions and America's energy renaissance. Carbon emissions from power generation have plunged to nearly 30-year lows, and more than 60 percent of the decrease has come from the increased use of clean natural gas.

 

09.22.17

EIA Gazes into its Crystal Globe

The Energy Information Administration's (EIA) latest International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO) is hot off the presses. It provides a look at global trends in energy supply and demand from 2012 out to 2050.

 

09.19.17

What 'Energy Security' Looks Like in the 21st Century

Energy security refers to "the uninterrupted availability of energy sources at an affordable price." But what is an affordable price, and what's the tradeoff between the affordability and reliability of supplies?

 

09.18.17

North Carolina regulators push back Atlantic Coast Pipeline decision

North Carolina regulators have delayed a decision on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposal and gave project developers 30 days to provide additional information over potential impacts to streams and wetlands last week.

 

09.18.17

Colonial Pipeline allows Port Arthur refiners to ship fuel after Harvey

Colonial Pipeline, the largest fuel system in the United States, said on Monday that Port Arthur, Texas refiners can use their own pumps as a temporary solution to get gasoline and other products into its main lines.

 

09.17.17

Big Oil Becomes Greener With Progress in Cutting Pollution

Sixty-two of the world's 100 largest companies consistently cut their emissions on an annual basis between 2010 and 2015, with an overall 12 percent decline during that period...

 

09.08.17

Hurricane Update: Infrastructure Resiliency Aids Recovery

"Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are recovering, not only from Harvey in Texas and southern Louisiana, but also to those who are now facing the impacts of Irma and potentially [Hurricane] Jose."

 

09.07.17

Oil field data worth millions of dollars is about to be made public

Though released in Alaska, this shows the value for modern seismic surveys for determining our offshore resources.

 

09.06.17

Gas Shortage Shifts From Texas to Florida

Truckers who hauled gasoline to Texas last week from Florida may run the same route in reverse next week as Hurricane Irma bears down on the Sunshine State.

 

09.06.17

Zinke forms royalty policy committee, sets first meeting for Oct. 4

US Sec. of the Interior Ryan Zinke appointed 18 primary and 20 alternate members to the royalty policy committee he announced he would form in March. The committee, which includes 3 officials from the oil and gas industry as primary mineral and energy stakeholder members and 7 as alternates, is scheduled to hold its first meeting on Oct. 4.