Germany's power grid is in trouble, and federal regulators are warning something must be done before the onset of winter's usual skyrocketing energy demands. They say the current grid is unable to support the forced transition from nuclear to government mandated "renewable" energies and must be expanded quickly to avoid blackouts.

The Green River Formation of Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado may hold more oil than the rest of the known reserves on the planet put together: an estimated three trillion barrels.

Japan’s nuclear power woes could spur an electricity crisis that will likely cause severe power shortages this summer.

The U.S. Department of the Interior has issued new costly regulations regarding hydraulic fracturing, a process used in 90 percent of oil and gas drilling operations on public lands in this country.

Vast stores of natural gas trapped in methane hydrates offer a low-cost alternative energy source that could jump-start the U.S. economy now that research by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has proven successful in safely and economically extracting it.