A month or so after the government voted to end Japan’s nuclear power industry by the 2030s, Japan is contemplating putting more reactors online if a nuclear watchdog deems it safe, according to OilPrice.com.
A decrease in crude oil stocks reported by the US Energy Department could be a sign of a rough future for energy markets, according to OilPrice.com.
42 companies have installed upwards of 320 megawatts of photovoltaic (PV) capacity at more than 750 locations across the US, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association and OilPrice.com. Walmart, Costco and Ikea are among the companies who depend on solar the most.
Because of its small oil resources, Syria is in a non-strategic second-tier position, as far as the interests of the United States and its allies in the region are concerned, according to OilPrice.com.
Tesla plans to build 100 of its 'Supercharger' stations across the US by 2015. The number might be a bit high considering the chargers are only compatible with Model S sedans--of which Tesla has only built 255, according to OilPrice.com.
Wind energy, environmental consulting, biotechnology, and solar power were some of the fastest-growing industries in 2011, according to OilPrice.com. Which companies are doing the most hiring this year?
South Africa has lifted a ban on the hydraulic fracturing, a controversial method for tapping natural gas reserves commonly known as "fracking," according to OilPrice.com. South Africa ranks among the top ten global owners of shale gas resources and some say fracking will help the country exploit these resources.
OPEC figures show a general decline in Iran's crude oil production after Iran was hit with economic sanctions this summer, according to OilPrice.com. But has the effect of the sanctions on Iran's oil production reached a limit?
Green banks, clean-energy finance banks that operate as public-private financing institutions, are being touted as a life-line that will push the clean energy industry into maturity, according to OilPrice.com
Can America's vast shale oil and gas reserves – combined with fracking and drilling technlogies – drive the U.S. to complete energy independence? It looks doubtful, according to OilPrice.com and a report from Credit Suisse.
The Naval Research Laboratory has designed a system which harvests carbon dioxide and hydrogen, the raw ingredients of jet fuel, from seawater, according to OilPrice.com.
Total petroleum deliveries for August 2012 were at their lowest level for the month in 15 years and domestic oil production followed similar trends, according to OilPrice.com.
Exxon Mobil and Rosneft are planning to drill for oil in the Kara Sea, which the Soviet Union used as a dumping ground for radioactive material for more than 25 years, according to OilPrice.com.
While regulation limits coal power in the US, Hunt writes that the energy source is on the rise in Europe.
A new 'smart sponge' may be the key to reducing the pollution caused by runoff water from drilling for oil and gas, according to OilPrice.com.
Lawmakers in Ottawa have expressed reservations over a possible Chinese takeover of a major Canadian energy company.
A reserve of at least 50,000 billion cubic feet of natural gas may lay untapped off the coast of Israel, according to OilPrice.com. The question is, who will claim it?
Researchers at Rice University have created a lithium ion battery which can be painted on virtually any surface.
A report from the National Wildlife Federation highlights the role it says oil companies play in U.S. politics, stating energy companies are influencing legislation in favour of oil, natural gas and coal policies, according to OilPrice.com
Two years after the BP oil spill, drilling in the US Gulf of Mexico is growing again. It may soon reach the levels that it was at before the spill, according to OilPrice.com.