The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory finds that chemicals used in oil and natural gas drilling known as hydraulic fracturing or "fracing" pose no threat to groundwater or drinking water supplies, despite popular claims.
A researcher for the globalist Council on Foreign Relations has concluded that unless limits on the export of U.S. crude oil are removed, the oil boom being enjoyed here will end very soon.
If the Supreme Court reverses a lower court's ruling against the EPA, the costs of going green will become obvious to every living soul who turns on a light.
The announcement by a wind turbine manufacturer that it planned to build more turbines in Ireland failed to mention the 14,000 turbines already lying idle around the globe due to lack of viability or profitability.
Tighter restrictions proposed on sulfur content will add a penny or less to the retail price of a gallon of gasoline, according to the Obama administration, while the oil industry contends those same rules could hike prices at the pump as much as nine cents per gallon.
A rebirth of East Coast refineries that utilize the oil drilling method known as “fracking” is altering the United States’ energy future.
President Obama's Treasury Department is facing a lawsuit filed by the Competitive Enterprise Institute for stonewalling a Freedom of Information Act request relating to plans for a carbon tax on fossil fuels.
The growing energy boom in the United States could make it the largest global oil producer by the end of the decade, temporarily exceeding Saudi Arabia, and a top exporter of natural gas, according to a new report. Released Monday, the International Energy Agency (IEA), a French research group for oil-importing nations, published data showing that by 2030, the United States will be energy self-sufficient on net and North America will become a net oil exporter.
A major fundraiser for President Obama's reelection campaign appears to be the biggest winner from a ruling by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware last week in favor of an exit plan for Solyndra LLC .
The U.S. oil and natural-gas rush is hacking away at unemployment, manufacturing a total of 1.7 million jobs this year, according to a study released Tuesday by economic forecaster IHS Global Insight.