The drilling boom that has led to a glut of natural gas and sent prices to 10-year lows is causing a quandary for the Obama administration, which is struggling to decide whether – and how much – the U.S. should share the bounty with foreign countries. More »
There’s oil field work aplenty on the western edge of the Eagle Ford Shale play, but not enough places for workers to live. It’s a simple supply-and-demand equation that should equal more housing, and in a hurry. More »
Business experts who follow Duke Energy Corp. say the country’s biggest electric company has months of problems ahead after ousting the Progress Energy CEO who had been long been promised the job as chief of the post-merger giant. More »
The United Arab Emirates on Sunday inaugurated a much-anticipated overland oil pipeline that bypasses the Strait of Hormuz, giving the OPEC member insurance against Iranian threats to block the strategic waterway.
With Greenpeace protesters planning to shadow Shell’s drillships in the Arctic this summer, some lawmakers want to know why the environmentalists’ vessels aren’t getting as much scrutiny as the energy giant’s fleet. More »
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