Progress on lifting the drilling ban. Sort of.

The good news is that public opposition to the ban on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is growing, and becoming more organized. Over...

U.S. Crude Production Reaches Record High in 2014

Record U.S. crude production, spurred on by advances in fracking and horizontal drilling technology, has helped drive down the global price of oil by...

Ideas for Making the Most of Gas Savings

Bloomberg reports that a steady decline in gas prices has left consumers with extra cash in their pockets after filling up their tanks. For one...

Alaska in balance

To fully appreciate the significance of the Interior Department’s long-awaited decision earlier this week to allow Shell Oil to drill three exploratory wells in...

Experience Energy Day Festival 2014

Houston Students to Experience Underwater Robots, Freezing Experiments, Scientific Magic Shows and Much More at Upcoming 2014 Energy Day Festival From Shattering Food and Objects...

S.C. Energy & Opportunity Forum

Over 200 stakeholders came together last week - including representatives from the offshore energy industry, federal, state and local elected officials, and the general...

Talk about thinking outside the box, check out Chevron’s latest project

Traditional power meets alternative energy and Big Oil meets Silicon Valley in Chevron Corp.'s new project to use solar power to produce oil at...

Not all wind power created equal

The Wall Street Journal this week issued a kind of report card on all the different sources of alternative energy, where they stand and...

State of the Union – To Boost the Middle Class, Look to Energy

President Obama will deliver his seventh State of the Union address this evening. From what we know based on a preview of his speech,...

Clean Energy’s Killer App?

We’ve talked a lot in this blog about renewable energy sources like solar and wind, as these two seem to be garnering the bulk...