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Saudi Arabia is losing its grip on oil

Oct 2, 2014
A global glut of oil has potential to pit key suppliers in a price war.
Posted In: Oil, OPEC, energy, Environment, fuel

Danger in the U.S.' booming oil and gas fields

Sep 26, 2014
How many deaths push regulators to act? Coal mining disasters provide one answer.
Posted In: energy, crude oil, safety
The control room at ERCOT, which runs the Texas grid

How Texas can live with lower carbon emissions

Aug 7, 2014
Using more natural gas is costly, but the state's producers will benefit.
Posted In: energy, carbon emissions, texas
Alstom

GE nears deal for Alstom

Jun 20, 2014
GE wants turbine company, but may end up in business with French government.
Posted In: GE, energy, nuclear power, France
Oil Production

How big is Iraq's oil industry now?

Jun 10, 2014
Iraq's oil production was booming before a pipeline to Turkey was bombed.
Posted In: energy, Oil, Iraq

Quiz: Americans use HOW much electricity?

May 9, 2014
The average Nigerian uses about 1/5 the energy of the average American.
Posted In: energy, sustainability, Nigeria

After delay, U.S. builds four new nuclear reactors

Mar 11, 2014
The economics of nuclear power are a tough sell.
Posted In: nuclear power, energy

Communities along rail lines worry about oil explosions

Feb 6, 2014
New shale oil fields in the middle of the country, far from pipelines, depend on rail to get to coastal refineries
Posted In: Oil, energy, shipping

When oil money runs dry

Jan 30, 2014
Big oil companies have to go farther and use expensive, new technology to tap oil deposits
Posted In: fracking, energy, Exxon

On the high plains, an almost invisible coal industry counts on Asia

Dec 16, 2013
Strip mines in the Powder Ridge Basin of Wyoming and Montana are isolated and out of sight. Their efforts to expand exports of coal to Asia are making them more visible.
Posted In: coal, energy

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