The oil industry is quickly mobilizing to make the most of a new play in the Gulf of Mexico said to contain 15 billion barrels of oil, or more than $1.5 trillion worth based on current prices.
In a legal battle that has continued for two decades, the case against Chevron in Ecuador was led by New York lawyer Steven R. Donziger, who is now the target of another lawsuit alleging misconduct and fraud.
Tesla Motors has jumped into the race to build a self-driving car. Autonomous transport promises greater convenience, safety and energy efficiency than the human-operated vehicles of today. Self-driving cars are the kind futurist, energy-centric issues Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk likes to tackle.
Ron Binz – President Obama's pick to head an obscure federal agency – has energy insiders drawing battle lines. Is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission the next flash point in the debate over US energy?
Gas prices averaged more than $3.00 in the US Tuesday – a record 1,000 days in a row, according to AAA. If we have so much oil in the US, why are gas prices so high?
Typhoon Man-yi brought heavy rain and wind to Japan Monday, raising concerns over the fragile cleanup at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Workers already struggle to contain contaminated wastewater, and rain from Typhoon Man-yi adds to the complications at Fukushima.
Black Swan events almost always push oil prices higher. Here's why.
Europeans want cheaper natural gas to jumpstart an economy crippled by high energy costs. The trouble is, alternatives to Russian gas are plenty in theory, but few in reality.
With the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline up in the air, the company behind the controversial pipeline is pushing forward with a separate pipeline to refineries in Canada.
The US approves a fourth facility to export liquefied natural gas: Dominion Energy's Cove Point terminal in Maryland. Via pipeline, Cove Point offers Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale producers direct access for LNG exports.
While the realignment of the energy map could bring short-term birth pangs to the European economy, Graeber writes, by the time the eurozone is in full swing, producers from the Caspian Sea may have taken Russia's place as the exporter of choice.
Last week, the Department of Energy's ARPA-E program announced funding for a new program aimed at rethinking electric car batteries. The program recognizes that significant breakthroughs in battery chemistry and vehicle architecture are crucial for electric cars to compete with internal combustion vehicles, Nicholson writes.