President Obama called for an 'energy security trust' in Tuesday's State of the Union address. What exactly would Obama's 'energy security trust' look like, and is it a good idea?
President Obama made no mention of coal during the State of the Union address last night, Miller writes, which in turn has caused one collective bipartisan question: Why not?
While commitment to fully implementing 21st Century coal-based electricity seems to have wavered from the Obama administration, Tracey writes, American ingenuity and know-how will continue to produce major developments in clean coal technologies for years to come.
With the Keystone XL pipeline still up for debate in the US, some Canadian leaders are discussing alternatives to getting access to world oil markets, according to OilPrice.com, regardless of what comes of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Apple has secured a new patent for an integrated touch and solar sensor panel, Kennedy writes, which could mean a solar powered Apple iPhone is on the horizon.
A short list of candidates for the next Energy secretary is emerging with nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz at the top. His mix of energy and political experience could be plus as Energy secretary, but some environmentalists worry he's too pro industry.
Coal-based electricity is one of the least expensive, most reliable means of producing electricity, Tracey writes, and it’s a central part of the American energy portfolio.
The BP Energy Outlook 2030 is not a statistical or scientific document, Cobb writes, but rather a political one. It is not a statement about the way the world is so much as about the way BP wishes it to be over the next 20 years, he adds.
Adrian Banica, founder and CEO of Synodon, a company that builds systems to detect pipeline leaks, discusses how remote sensing technology can find little pipeline leaks before they become big leaks, in an interview with OilPrice.com.
Increased security has forced pirates to rethink their strategy for obtaining oil, Alic writes, and they have repeatedly demonstrated that they are capable of moving with the times.
Super Bowl 2013's power outage was caused by a faulty relay, utility says. If an outage can occur at the Super Bowl, in front of the nation's largest TV audience, can it happen anywhere?
Egypt may be a hydrocarbon importer struggling to meet its domestic energy demand, Alic writes, but in terms of oil, Egypt is believed to have significant untapped potential.
Gas prices soared last week on signs of economic health. The annual transition to summer-blend gasoline also contributed to the largest one-week increase in average US gas prices since February 2011.
USPS owns and operates the world's largest civilian vehicle fleet, paying $1 billion a year for fuel. Ending Saturday letter delivery will help cut those costs, but the savings for the USPS are less than you might expect.
Smart grid technology would have either prevented the Super Bowl blackout, or isolated the fault and reapplied the electricity in a much shorter time frame, Burgess writes.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet is reportedly considering offshore oil and pipeline legislation that would appease environmentalists, Alic writes. While environmentalists focus on the new pipelines like Keystone XL, Alic adds, the real threat is the older pipelines.