The Environmental Protection Agency's new rules on carbon emissions make carbon capture and storage a make-or-break technology for the coal industry. Ultimately, the fate of the technology and the coal industry lies with market forces, not technical know-how.
Colorado flooding has submerged the state's fracking sites underwater. At least one pipeline has already been confirmed to be broken and leaking, and as the Colorado flooding subsides, it is only expected that more broken infrastructure and leaks will begin to surface.
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.