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.
President Obama's selection of nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz as Energy secretary highlights a void in Washington. The nation's capital lacks scientists in key decisionmaking positions and in Congress.
The possible bankruptcy of Energy Future Holdings shows how tough it is to make profits in wholesale power – or finance new coal plants. The fracking revolution is reshaping the energy landscape.
Oil production is headed back up, but it will peak below the 1970 high in the US or even the secondary high notched in 1985, federal estimates say. It can's solve worldwide oil depletion.
Gas prices always seem to 'spring forward' in the spring. Here's what's behind the seasonal rise in gas prices.
The Keystone XL pipeline cleared another hurdle towards approval late Friday as the US Department of State raised no major objections in its latest environmental review. The lengthy report says Canadian tar sands are likely to be developed, regardless of whether the US approves the Keystone XL pipeline.
Shale gas is already having an impact as Japan looks to import suddenly plentiful natural gas from the US. Natural gas from shale should force Europe to recalibrate its own energy future.
Gas prices are moving higher, apparently because of price moves for Brent crude and limited refining capacity. Will Wall Street fall as gas prices rise toward $4 a gallon?
Water’s just too important for the fracking business not to handle wisely, Stuebi writes.