The United States became more energy secure in 2013 as the shale boom continued to pad domestic resources, according to an analysis by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. More »
The director of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority says proposed increases of crude from Canada’s oil sands likely won’t have an impact on the state’s soaring oil production. More »
The latest Beige Book from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is out, and it said the energy industry “remains solid” with healthy demand for oil field services. More »
For these reasons, I have started to program what I’m calling for now a “Digital Tally Book”; eventually it will be a standalone application for field engineers, as well as an easy way to send relevant content to the Google Glass device. More »
Penny Pritzker’s visit comes just weeks before President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly to Saudi Arabia to meet King Abdullah in an effort to patch over strained relations due to U.S. policy on Iran and Syria. It will be Obama’s first visit to Saudi Arabia since 2009.
But crude ended the week with a loss of 1 cent.
North America may be in the midst of an energy renaissance, but that could be slowed or derailed by several limitations, including nature. More »
Natural gas gained 14 cents to $4.66 per 1,000 cubic feet. More »
Federal regulators offered more details on testing requirements for oil transported by rail on Thursday and warned companies against skirting the rules after a spate of explosions caused by crude train derailments in the U.S. and Canada. More »
The oil industry hasn’t made a convincing case that the U.S. should lift its 39-year-old ban on exporting American crude, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Wednesday. More »
As the oil and gas industry build a growing number of multi-billion dollar “megaprojects” each year, they face another trend: a growing number of delays. More »
U.S. crude for April delivery dropped $1.88 to close at $101.45 a barrel. More »