Two studies from the International Energy Agency show that the fuel efficiency of consumer vehicles could be increased by 50 percent by the year 2040 if the necessary technologies and policies are implemented in a timely manner, according to Consumer Energy Report.
Drivers in North America are now competing with the rest of the world for cheap American crude oil, Schaefer writes. The result? High gas prices.
A reservoir of oil just 45 miles off the Irish coast is estimated to contain more than a billion barrels. The potential extraction of this oil has come at a perfect time for Ireland’s struggling economy, Burgess writes.
In a speech at Johns Hopkins University, Canada’s ambassador to the United States bet on the US approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, according to Consumer Energy Report. If approved, the Keystone XL pipeline would pump oil from Alberta’s oil sands to Gulf Coast refineries in Texas.
Economic and job growth are closely tied to energy consumption. While jobs can grow faster than energy use when efficiency kicks in, the cost may be lower wages.
A new report by Airbus looks at how aircraft can be more sustainable, and how ground operations can save on energy, according to OilPrice.com.
Faced with a glutted market for its liquefied natural gas, Qatar eyes development of Syrian gas fields as a huge opportunity, if Assad can be forced from power.
Japan's prime minister has set plans into motion to eliminate the country's need for nuclear energy by the end of the 2030s.
California is eyeing utility requirements for energy storage large enough to serve an electric grid.
Halliburton Co. has reached out to the National Guard for help in the search for a seven-inch radioactive rod used in the drilling of natural gas wells, according to Oilprice.com. Workers lost the device earlier this week in southwestern Texas.
House Republicans passed a bill that would require the US Treasury to review loans given through the energy sector stimulus funds. The move is an effort to call attention to bad investments made through the stimulus program, according to Consumer Energy Report.
Just because there's plenty of unconventional oil out there – from tar sands to oil shale – doesn't mean it's economically feasible to use it.
Democrats from Kansas to North Carolina support US coal-fueled electricity.
The Middle East fallout of an Israeli military strike against Iranian nuclear facilities are too great for the United States to bear.
Japan's prime minister has indicated that he will consider a recommendation to phase out nuclear power by the 2030s, according to Consumer Energy Report.