Energy Forum News

05.12.15

Senators introduce bills to increase offshore drilling

A group of senators introduced a trio of bills Tuesday to open up more areas of the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic to offshore oil drilling and to provide more oil revenue for states.

 

05.08.15

Opinion: Approving Energy Exports Would Unlock Huge Economic Growth

The Department of Energy recently approved an application from Alaska LNG to export natural gas. But there's a catch: these exports can only go to nations where the United States has a free-trade agreement in place.

 

05.05.15

Carolinas clear first federal permits for oil surveys

State regulators in both Carolinas have signed off on their first federal permits to allow companies to conduct seismic testing for oil and natural gas off the Carolinas coast - subject to some conditions.

 

04.29.15

America's Good News Energy Story

The U.S. is set to reap big strategic rewards from the fracking revolution.

 

04.29.15

LoneStar Energy Fabrication Completes Work on $5.1 Billion Big Foot Project

The 4,600HP, modular, extended tension-leg platform is the industry's largest and will operate in the Bigfoot oil and gas field, 225 miles south of New Orleans at a depth of 5,200 feet.

 

04.15.15

Offshore drilling: What's all the noise about seismic surveying?

One of the flashpoints in the debate over offshore drilling for oil and natural gas centers on seismic surveying, an effective but controversial way to search for energy deposits.

 

04.15.15

McCrory criticizes 50-mile offshore drilling buffer

Governor says support for drilling depends on share of fees, royalties

 

03.30.15

Methane in drinking water unrelated to fracking, study suggests

Fracking doesn't appear to be allowing methane to seriously contaminate drinking water in Pennsylvania, a new study finds - contrary to some earlier, much publicized research that suggested a stronger link.

 

03.24.15

Fracking Rule Could Slow Energy Revolution

Onshore production of natural gas in federal areas fell 21.6 percent. The reason is federal policy. In contrast, state and private lands production increased 57.4 percent.

 

03.11.15

This Week's Top Energy Jobs

The energy industry - oil & gas sector in particular - is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements... companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance, geology, engineering, law, etc.