Tag: U.S. energy

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Six US oil firms are expected to shut 300,000 barrels per day of production in May and June

April 29, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

U.S. energy companies are taking an axe to their rig numbers, deepening production cuts for the industry that in the last few years made America the world’s number one oil producer. Six major U.S. shale producers are expected to shut […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Top Five U.S. Energy Developments Of The Last Decade: From Drill Bits To Data Bytes

December 20, 2019

Via: Forbes

The last decade has brought more disruption than the energy sector in the United States has seen since the 1970s, when the Arab oil embargo led to long lines at gas stations, stoked energy security fears, and prompted Congress to […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption

U.S. Energy After 2020: Between Fossil Fuels And Climate Change

March 29, 2019

Via: Forbes

America’s energy future hangs in the balance. Robert Mueller’s report cleared President Donald J. Trump of collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential elections, and it appears not to find sufficient evidence to bring charges for possible obstruction of justice. […]

Energy Economics

No Energy Policy, No Problem For US Oil Producers

October 22, 2018

Via: Forbes

It is a cliché to say the United States has no energy policy, and in the formal sense, it’s true. The federal government has never passed sweeping legislation aimed at advancing U.S. energy security that addresses both supply and demand. […]

Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

Two Ways Energy Storage Will Be A True Market Disruptor In The U.S. Power Sector

September 7, 2018

Via: Forbes

The term “market disruptor” is seemingly thrown around for every new technology with promise, but it will be quite prescient when it comes to energy storage and U.S. power markets. New energy storage projects in the U.S. are making solar […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar Becomes #3 Renewable Electricity Source In USA, Passing Up Biomass

May 24, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

Electricity generation from solar resources in the United States reached 77 million megawatthours (MWh) in 2017, surpassing for the first time annual generation from biomass resources, which generated 64 million MWh in 2017. Among renewable sources, only hydro and wind […]

Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

President Trump’s Tariffs Threaten To Blunt America’s Booming Energy Sector

April 19, 2018

Via: Forbes

President Trump has been a boon to the U.S. oil and gas industry since he took office last January, but his tough stance on trade the couple of past month threatens to reverse the substantial progress that’s been made. Make […]

News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Energy Dominance: Markets Trump Policy In 2017

February 22, 2018

Via: Forbes

Over the last year President Trump has repeatedly emphasized his commitment to making America a dominant player in the world energy markets. This rhetoric has underpinned a set of policies designed to deregulate and encourage oil and gas activity. But […]

Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Nuclear, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Growth in Renewables Matching U.S. Nuclear Generation

February 15, 2018

Via: Power Magazine

A business group geared toward sustainable energy says renewable sources of energy for the first time are generating nearly as much power as the entire fleet of U.S. nuclear reactors. The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), along with Bloomberg […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

The Offshore U.S. Oil And Natural Gas Treasure Trove

January 19, 2018

Via: Forbes

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recently announced a leasing plan for 2019-2024 that would put more than 90% of the total Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) acreage and over 98% of “undiscovered, technically recoverable” oil/gas resources in federal offshore areas in […]

News and Policies, U.S.

The State Of The U.S. Oil And Gas Industry Is Strong As 2017 Comes To A Close

December 27, 2017

Via: Forbes

Now that Christmas has come and gone, and my stomach somehow remains full from all the pecan pie and sweet potatoes I filled it with on Monday, it is time to take a look back at the events of 2017 […]