Eight out of 10 Americans support expanding the nation’s energy infrastructure, with new pipelines and other facilities to transport oil and gas across the U.S., according to a survey released Thursday.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc, General Electric Co. and a company co-founded by T. Boone Pickens are planning investments in natural-gas-powered shipping as record U.S. output spurs the merchant fleet to use a new fuel. More »
Houston pipeline operator Enable Midstream Partners filed Tuesday for a $500 million initial public offering, one of a dozen midstream master limited partnerships to plan debuts on Wall Street this year. More »
The Public Utility Commission is looking this week into whether to provide an “insurance policy” for the electric grid. This makes sure that we have extra generation on hand in case of sudden weather changes or unplanned outages. More »
The oil field continues to become more high tech, with some companies watching and gathering data on wells, pipelines and other infrastructure from afar. More »
Let me begin with two brief apologies – first, my last post on Iraq on TOD was hit with a vast quantity of spam that made it difficult to find all the pertinent comments; hopefully this post will have a little easier time. And secondly, although I u… More »
Thousands of workers and major oil companies are flooding into South Texas. But some are reluctant to invest in houses and other permanent infrastructure. A “When will it bust?” mentality hangs over the region. More »
It is usually refreshing when a political promise is kept, but when prevailing circumstances and economics justify making a change, a pledge can be taken too far. Absolutes in politics can lead to unintended consequences. Rather than trust citizens to understand and accept circumstantial changes, politicians often just remain dogmatic. The anti-tax position of Virginia [...] More »