Hemp-Based Super-Battery Is ‘Better Than Graphene’
August 13 2014 2:58 PM
Engineers have discovered hemp’s energy-saving properties.
Texas Toughens Up On Fracking
August 13 2014 1:20 PM
Regulators in the Lone Star State are proposing stronger guidelines for well operators following the recent seismic outbreak in North Texas.
France Could Offer 10K Euros To Get Drivers Off Diesel
August 12 2014 4:49 PM
France’s minister of ecology is proposing that diesel drivers get a total of nearly $22,000 to switch to electricity.
Keystone XL Decision Likely Delayed Until 2015
August 12 2014 12:23 PM
The Nebraska Supreme Court's decision probably won't be reached for three to six months, further stalling Obama's final verdict.
Global Oil Demand Down As Global Economies Struggle
August 12 2014 12:14 PM
The International Energy Agency's monthly oil statistics suggest global oil demand in 2014 and 2015 will be lower than previously expected.
Oil Prices Remain Steady Despite Iraq Crisis
August 11 2014 5:18 PM
The price of crude oil is still trading under $100 per barrel despite the US bombing of Iraq.
Keystone Climate Impact Worse Than Estimated: Study
August 11 2014 10:35 AM
Obama's decision on the controversial pipeline decision hinges in part on the project's impact on carbon dioxide emissions.
Nuclear Reactors Shut Down in UK
August 11 2014 6:58 AM
The reactors' faulty boiler unit was discovered accidentally during routine inspections.
Amid Territorial Claims, Canada Launches Mission To North Pole
August 09 2014 8:59 AM
The region is believed to hold nearly 13 percent of the world’s undiscovered oil deposits and 30 percent of its hidden natural gas reserves.
Earthquakes Tied To Fracking Wastewater Draw Lawsuits
August 08 2014 4:15 PM
An Oklahoma woman is suing two dozen energy companies over the 2011 Prague earthquake.
El Niño Odds Fall To 65%
August 08 2014 10:15 AM
Climate Prediction Center El Niño data finds the event now has a 2-in-3 chance of occurring, instead of the 4-in-5 chance initially projected.
'You Just Can’t Afford Hiccups'
August 07 2014 10:57 AM
Offshore oil drilling companies like Baker Hughes and Halliburton say they're expanding plans to frack the oceans.
Fukushima's Radioactive Groundwater Spewed Into Pacific
August 07 2014 8:28 AM
TEPCO, the Fukushima power plant operator, is currently pumping untainted groundwater into the ocean to prevent it from mixing with toxic water.
Mexico Passes Oil And Gas Reform Laws
August 06 2014 4:18 PM
Mexico oil reform is one step closer after President Enrique Peña Nieto got Mexico Congress' energy bill passed, ending the Pemex monopoly.
US Economy Growing Faster Than Expected
August 06 2014 10:17 AM
Imports of oil, cell phones, computer accessories and other foreign-made products fell to a five-month low in June.
Kosi River Flooding Prompts Evacuations
August 03 2014 10:24 PM
A 10-foot wall of water is expected to sweep down the Kosi river once landslide debris is cleared.
Ocean Bacteria Eating Oil From Deepwater Horizon Spill
August 01 2014 7:25 PM
Naturally occurring bacteria have been consuming toxic hydrocarbons after the BP oil spill.
Wildfires, 'Biomass Burning' A Major Climate Change Threat
August 01 2014 1:52 PM
New research says that biomass energy contributes to global warming, despite its sustainable aim to replace fossil fuels.
Hydropower Now Surpassed By Solar, Wind And Other US Renewables
August 01 2014 11:02 AM
Solar and wind could outstrip conventional hydropower this year for the first time, according to federal energy stats.
Exxon Mobil's Arctic Drilling On Track Despite Russia Sanctions
August 01 2014 11:01 AM
The Texas oil giant says its offshore Arctic drilling rigs are set to start producing late this year.