Job growth in the oil and gas sector is vastly outpacing total private sector growth, but so too are the sector’s work-related fatalities. Have safety practices slipped in the energy industry?
Shale oil and gas have revitalized the US energy industry and could do the same abroad, a new EIA report suggests. But oil and gas drilling will depend more so on market forces, than on geologic facts.
The oil boom in North Dakota and Western Canada is overwhelming pipeline capacity, Graeber writes. Shipping more oil by rail could help ease the glut.
In the debate, GOP candidate Romney points to unusual federal prosecution of oil companies in North Dakota for 28 bird deaths. Was the Obama administration taking on the oil industry?
A large supply of oil found underground in France's agricultural region could bring the country closer to energy independence – but the 'fracking' process to obtain it could have environmental costs.