Energy Forum News

05.31.17

America's Shale Gas Bounty Is Heading Overseas at a Record Clip

America's natural gas is flowing out of the country at a record pace, helping to ease a supply glut at home while tumbling prices for the fuel entice overseas buyers.

 

05.23.17

U.S. plan to sell oil reserve shows declining import needs

Although the figure is equivalent only to the output of a mid-sized field, it sends a powerful signal about the United States' decreasing need for imports as its own production reaches new highs.

 

05.09.17

100 Days of Energy

Think about energy. It's all around us - in fuels and products that make life better, more comfortable. This American Petroleum Institute document breaks it down into 15 different topics.

 

05.08.17

Crude Oil Helped Wall Street Reach New Historic Highs

Although the S&P 500 Index was already up for the week, despite losses in the energy sector, a bounce in crude oil and natural gas at the end of the week helped the broad market index hit a new record high.

 

05.07.17

Bet You'd Be Shocked by How Much of Our Natural Gas Comes From Fracking

... more than one-third of America's electricity comes from natural gas; half of American homes use it for cooking, heating water and drying clothes; tens of billions of dollars' worth of goods are made from it, and hundreds of thousands of vehicles use it as a fuel.

 

05.03.17

U.S. natural gas and oil infrastructure could support over 1 million jobs, study says

A new study shows: "By 2035, if the right regulatory policies are in place, private investment could exceed $1.3 trillion for oil and natural gas infrastructure, and create more than 1 million jobs"

 

05.02.17

Energy Accountability: What if pipelines aren't built into the Northeast?

A series that takes a look at what might have happened in the past - or could happen in the future - if certain energy-related ideas and policy prescriptions put forth by prominent politicians and their supporters were actually adopted.

 

05.02.17

Zinke signs orders implementing Trump's offshore energy directive

"We will conduct a thorough review of the Outer Continental Shelf for oil and gas exploration, and listen to state and local stakeholders. We also will conduct a thorough review of regulations that were created with good intentions but have had harmful impacts on America's energy security,"

 

05.01.17

Why it's a critical - and ideal - time to upgrade America's energy infrastructure

The natural gas surplus generated by the shale revolution has led to several benefits, including lower wellhead prices, reduced imports and rising inventories of natural gas storage. In addition, the cost of drilling new shale wells has dramatically declined. This means that fewer rigs are being employed, but new wells are more productive and cost-efficient.

 

04.29.17

Clearing the Air on Cleaning the Air

"...it is no wonder that the public is often confused about air quality in their city, county, state, and nation." That's a gentle way of saying that Americans have been misled by the media and agenda-driven environmental groups.