Energy secretary nominee Moniz is expected to have a fairly easy confirmation in Congress, but he'll still have to answer tough questions about the sequester, nuclear energy, and direct financing of 'green' energy companies.
Venezuela's oil is too big for major energy companies to ignore and too risky to plunge into. Eventually, post-Chávez Venezuela will choose pragmatism over idealism.
Growth in the energy sector is one of many factors contributing to a healthy jobs report. Unconventional oil and gas production have created more than 1 million jobs with 800,000 more expected by 2015.
Daylight saving time 2013 starts 2 a.m. Sunday, with much of America turning the clock ahead one hour. But when does daylight saving time save money?
The Keystone XL pipeline will generate about 42,100 jobs in the construction phase, but leave only 35 permanent jobs to operate the pipeline, a new State Department report says.
North Korea on Tuesday threatened to attack the US and South Korea with “lighter and smaller nukes”. The threats and recent tests of long-range rockets and nuclear weapons are not the result of bravado, rather of fear, Alic writes.
Kennedy takes a look at the billionaires who have benefitted the most from the US oil industry, according to Forbes' recently released rich list.
With Hugo Chávez's passing, some are looking for a new era in Venezuelan oil. But Venezuela's role in the global oil market has diminished over the years and some expect little change in Venezuelan oil after Hugo Chávez.
Miller highlights comments from Tuesday's House Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing titled, "American Energy Security and Innovation: The Role of a Diverse Electricity Generation Portfolio."
Whether the Keystone XL pipeline is or isn’t approved, the real story here is the world’s growing demand for oil, Rapier writes. The only way to stop it is to curb demand, he adds, not try to cut off the Keystone XL pipeline and other supplies.
US officials have been fighting to stop a $7.5 billion gas pipeline that would transport natural gas between Iran and Pakistan, Alic writes.
Gina McCarthy's work with Republican governors could ease her confirmation as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. But her role in expanding regulations on the power industry will draw opposition from some in Congress.
The US is reaching debt limits because of a specific resource limit – lack of inexpensive oil, Tverberg writes.
There are investment opportunities in both, but finding your edge in oil is a lot easier than in natural gas, right now.