The New Petro-State? - Most Recent
Jan 28, 2013
Among the world's most developed countries, Turkey and the Netherlands tax gas and carbon use at the highest rate; the U.S., Mexico and Canada tax carbon and gas at the lowest rates.
Jan 25, 2013
We ask Ethan Zindler of Bloomberg New Energy Finance if a clean energy boom and the expansion of fracking are mutually exclusive.
Jan 16, 2013
A few additional fact checks and comments on "Promised Land," the Matt Damon film on fracking and natural gas.
Jan 15, 2013
In our Petro-State podcast, we talk to Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations about the potential of natural gas to transition us to a low-carbon future. And we play fracking BS Detector.
Jan 11, 2013
Sellers want a bigger market, but buyers say that will lead to higher prices.
Jan 9, 2013
The U.S. is importing less oil, and that will continue into next year. The Energy Information Administration expects the lowest oil import levels in 25 years.
Jan 8, 2013
Dead cows in Pennsylvania? Sorting out fact from fiction in the new feature movie "Promised Land" starring Matt Damon, which examines the underworld of the booming industry of hydraulic fracturing
Jan 3, 2013
"Promised Land," opening nationally in theaters, provides a nuanced account of fracking in rural Pennsylvania -- up to a point.
Dec 7, 2012
There's an oil and gas boom in North America thanks to an innovation known as hydraulic fracturing that extracts natural gas and oil from shale rock deep underground. Here's how it works.