Natural gas was the fastest-growing energy source in the world last year — when global energy consumption rose at its fastest pace in nearly a decade, according to a new International Energy Agency report. Driving the news: Natural gas accounted for 45% of all energy consumption growth in 2018. Most regions and many industries, including the […]
The U.S. oil and gas industry is praised by supporters for boosting America to the forefront of global production and attacked by critics who blame it for sowing doubt about the scientific… — Read on apnews.com/132936c2afcb4f44bc3eb01f05b9156dRead more "CEO of oil group sees no slowdown in US production"
Methane could replace steel and all the greenhouse emissions associated with it.Read more "Natural gas has climate change-fighting qualities environmentalists can’t imagine – HoustonChronicle.com"
Expanded Texas Shipping Lane Could Help Cut Trade Deficit By $50 Billion – Texans for Natural Gas — Read on http://www.texansfornaturalgas.com/texas_shipping_lane_cut_trade_deficitRead more "Expanded Texas Shipping Lane Could Help Cut Trade Deficit By $50 Billion – Texans for Natural Gas"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lifted its annual blending mandate for advanced biofuels by 15 percent for 2019, while keeping steady the requirement for conventional biofuels like corn-based ethanol, according to an agency document seen by Reuters on Thursday. The mandate includes 4.92 billion gallons for advanced biofuels that can be made […]Read more "Exclusive: EPA lifts advanced biofuel mandate for 2019 – document | Reuters"
Oil futures drop Wednesday to settle at their lowest in more than a year, sending U.S. prices sliding toward $50 a barrel, on the back of a 10th straight weekly rise in U.S. crude stockpiles. — Read on http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-prices-churn-as-us-inventory-climb-expected-2018-11-28Read more "Oil settles at lowest in over a year, with U.S. prices sliding toward $50 – MarketWatch"
The Houston economy has largely recovered from the two-year oil downturn that began in 2014 and economic indicators suggest solid growth ahead for the region, according to analysis by a University of Houston economist. The local economy, after struggling in recent years, is again adding jobs at a strong pace, supported by oil prices above […]Read more "Forecaster: Houston economy has recovered from downturn – HoustonChronicle.com"
U.S. oil prices settle lower Wednesday, at the lowest in almost eight months, after a government report revealed that domestic crude supplies rose for a seventh week in a row, and gasoline stockpiles unexpectedly climbed. — Read on http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-prices-improve-from-multimonth-lows-as-weekend-opec-meeting-looms-2018-11-07Read more "U.S. oil prices at lowest in nearly 8 mos. as domestic crude supplies climb for 7th week in a row – MarketWatch"
Halliburton Co. expects bottlenecks in America’s busiest oil field to be relieved by the end of next year. A series of catalysts will drive drilling and fracking activity in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico throughout the next year, Jeff Miller, chief executive officer of the world’s biggest fracker, said during a […]Read more "Halliburton CEO Expects Permian Bottlenecks Gone By End of ’19 – Bloomberg"
New York’s attorney general sued Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday, alleging that the world’s largest oil company for years misled investors about the risks of climate change regulations on its business. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/article/us-exxon-mobil-lawsuit/new-york-sues-exxon-for-misleading-investors-on-climate-change-risk-idUSKCN1MY2IBRead more "New York sues Exxon for misleading investors on climate change risk | Reuters"