As Election Day nears in this small city 30 miles north of Dallas, a wary unease has settled over the early voting on a local referendum of national significance. If passed, the proposition would be the first to completely ban the petroleum extraction technique known as hydraulic fracturing in one small corner of the great oil and gas boom state of Texas.
The government’s top energy analysts weighed into the debate on exporting crude Thursday, releasing a study asserting that the cost of gasoline inside the United States is closely tied to the price of international crudes, not domestic oil.
Western Gas Partners, a partnership formed by Anadarko, will pay $1.5 billion cash for Nuevo Midstream, a Houston-based midstream company focused on gathering, processing and moving oil and gas from the Permian Basin.
In a recent post on the National Journal on-line, the founder of the Stella Group asserted that it is “nonsense…that renewable energy cannot meet the world’s energy needs… and many peer-reviewed global and country studies show just the opposite”. He went on to state “most or all of our nation’s or globe’s energy needs can […]
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