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    Top Five Stories in Energy This Week

    In case you missed it, here were the top five energy stories that we read this week. U.S. Gas Prices Fall on Year-Over-Year Basis Just a couple of weeks before the Fourth of July celebration, average gas prices across the United States fell to levels lower than the previous year. On June 11, the national […]

  • Top Five Stories in Energy This Week

    U.S. Government Plans Major Changes to Energy Management (via The Hill) Under the administration of former President Barack Obama, energy research and policy was mostly under the purview of the Environmental Protection Agency while the Department of Energy handled administrative matters. The Trump administration is changing the status quo so that that Energy Secretary Rick Perry, […]

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    U.S. Energy Production and Gas Prices

    Friday kicks off the unofficial summer travel season, and according to AAA, more American’s will hit the road this weekend than we have seen since 2005 – over 39.3 million. Unlike in typical years, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) has been tracking a decrease in gasoline prices as the weekend approaches.  Nationally, energy consumers have […]

  • Top Five Stories in Energy This Week

    Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia Will Feature Energy Deals (via Houston Chronicle) The first trip abroad by the embattled U.S. President will coincide with a conference between American and Saudi Arabian energy executives in Riyadh. Aramco, the global oil giant owned by the Saudi Kingdom, will ratify existing agreements with oil services companies based in Houston […]

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    Ports: Important National Infrastructure Assets

    Along with individuals, households, and families, energy consumers are also businesses and organizations across the country working to supply everyday Americans with products and services they use throughout the day. From factory floors to docks at ports across America, energy moves our way of life. It’s the demand for this energy that is so important […]

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    The Importance of Pipeline Infrastructure

    It's National Infrastructure Week - What do you know about our nation's infrastructure?

    Pipeline infrastructure is extremely important to help our country function. In fact, there are roughly 2.4 million miles of pipe in this vast transportation system. Last year alone, American’s consumed 29 percent of natural gas and 40 percent of oil as part of our total energy consumption. As energy demand is on the rise, more […]

  • An Essential Oil for Relaxing at Home

    After a long day or even a long week, most of us like to head home, make or take out a good meal, before wrapping up in a nice fleece blanket and getting cozy on the couch to watch a favorite show or a new movie. Sounds heavenly, right?! What you might not even realize […]

  • Top Five Stories In Energy This Week

    We read tons of energy stories each week concerning a variety of energy issues, types, and products. While each type of energy can garner its own divisive rhetoric, we believe it is important to be knowledgeable, educated and up on the latest topics. Here are the top five energy stories we think you might be […]

  • Creating a Lifestyle for any Outdoor Activity

    While outdoor recreation can be a pastime or a passion, for some it is a lifestyle. Camping and other recreation activities are enjoyed by people all over the United States, whether they’re alone, or with family and friends, it helps us to get away from the stresses of our daily lives and to discover the […]

  • A Pipeline to Your Kitchen

    Oil is a staple for most cooks, but not the kind you get from olives, avocados, or coconuts. Crude oil and natural gas also play a huge role in many kitchens across the country. Oil and gas we use for energy is also integral to the food we cook, the tools used to prepare our […]