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The Baker Hughes rigs count, once considered an important indicator of the health of the energy and drilling industries, may no longer be relevant.

This oil rig count may no longer be relevant

Feb 20, 2015
The Baker Hughes Rig Count gets much attention. Does it still reflect oil production?
Posted In: drilling, Health, energy, big oil
General Motors CEO Mary Barra reveals the new Chevrolet Bolt conceptat the 2015 North American International Auto Show Jan. 12, 2015 in Detroit.

Banking on the electric-car battery boom

Feb 10, 2015
In his new book, Steve LeVine details what sparks battery innovation.
Posted In: energy, batteries, electric cars

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

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