04.29.15

America's Good News Energy Story

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

 

04.22.15

Lawmakers propose stricter regulation of pipelines

Minority Democrats in the Michigan House say they're reintroducing a package a bills in an effort to ensure better state oversight of oil and gas pipelines.

 

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.

 

03.10.15

Gov. Snyder Urges President To Not Lower Ozone Standard

Governor Rick Snyder (Michigan) submitted a comment to President Obama stating his opinion that the EPA's proposal to "lower the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone raises concern on several levels."

 

03.09.15

Southeast Michigan group asks EPA to leave ozone standards alone

The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments has sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asking it not to tighten air quality standards related to ozone.

 

03.02.15

Why $100 Oil Won't Be Coming Back for a Long Time

A growing consensus is emerging from the likes of BP Plc, the International Energy Agency, shale wildcatters and even the Saudis that a near-term recovery to $100-a-barrel crude isn't in the cards. Instead, expect a range of $50 to $60 for at least the next few years.

 

02.24.15

Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, Defying GOP

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

 

02.23.15

As White House confirms plan to veto Keystone XL, five facts about its status

An attempt to force U.S. President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline is being rebuffed, with the White House confirming that the president will veto a pro-Keystone bill, the first legislation of its kind passed by Congress.