Energy Dominance: US Set To Be A Net Exporter Of Energy In Four Years

Energy | Tim Pearce
A shale gas fracking facility run by Poland's PKN Orlen company is seen on the outskirts of the village of Uscimow, south eastern-Poland, June 15, 2013. Hopes that Poland could lead a U.S.-style shale gas boom in Europe are fading fast as energy companies say red tape is delaying commercial output and Warsaw's draft proposals to cut bureaucracy do not go nearly far enough. Picture taken June 15, 2013. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

‘Incredible transformation’

Trump Repealed One EPA Regulation And Brightened Coal Country's Future

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Members of United Mine Workers of America hold a rally outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters in Washington October 7, 2014. The coal miner's union members rallied against proposed EPA Clean Power Plan rules, which the union claims will eliminate thousands of coal industry-related jobs. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

But they aren’t out of the woods yet

Trump's Davos 'Energy Security' Remarks Were A Not-So-Subtle Jab At Russia

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos

‘Promote energy security for our friends’

Companies Set To Shut Down A Near-Record Amount Of Coal Power This Year

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

Bad news for coal country

US Is About To Shatter Records For Oil Production, Gas Exports

Energy | Michael Bastasch
The U.S. is well on its way to becoming a net exporter of natural gas for the first time in decades after breaking an annual record for oil production, according to the latest government data. (Photo: Shutterstock/Thaiview)

‘Energy dominance’

Texas Energy Prices Keep Dropping As Natural Gas Dominates

Energy | Tim Pearce
A natural gas well is drilled near Canton, in Bradford County, Pennsylvania January 8, 2012. Bradford County is currently ground zero for fracking the Marcellus shale in the Northeastern United States. Shale gas production has skyrocketed in recent years thanks to advances in fracking, which involves injecting a cocktail of water, sand and chemicals into the ground to extract fuel. Picture taken January 8, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone

‘The fracking boom has been a clear winner for Texas’

Coal Industry Hums Along One Year After It Was Declared 'Dead'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

‘They don’t show any signs of slowing down’

Saudis And Russians Agree To Extend Their Alliance Against US Shale

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid al-Falih adjusts his glasses during a news conference after an OPEC meeting in Vienna

‘We are united, shoulder to shoulder’

America's Gas Bill Will Be $800 Million Higher This Thanksgiving. Here's Why

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Emotional businessman counting money with gasoline refueling car at fuel station (Shutterstock/VGstockstudio)

‘This year has been unique at the pumps’

Trump's America Is Flooding The World With Cheap Oil

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Oil pump oil rig energy industrial machine for petroleum in the sunset background for design

Crude oil exports reached record levels

New Report Predicts World Gasoline Demand Will Peak In 13 Years

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Vehicles line up for gasoline at a service station in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, in Dallas

‘Gasoline demand peaks by 2030’

Fracking Has Cut More CO2 Emissions Than All Renewable Energy Combined

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

‘Natural gas must play a significant role’

Can We Stop Pretending China Actually Cares About Global Warming?

Energy | Michael Bastasch
BEIJING - JUNE 15: An outstrected hand touches the Hammer and Sickle logo at an exhibition promoting the Chinese Communist Party on June 15, 2005 in Beijing, China. A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has urged officials in charge of discipline inspection and supervision to be fully aware of the vital importance of improving the Party's work style and building a clean government. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

‘Coal will remain an important component of China’s energy mix’

US On Its Way To Becoming A Major Natural Gas Exporter Under Trump

Energy | Chris White
U.S. President Donald Trump concludes his remarks about his proposed U.S. government effort against the street gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, to a gathering of federal, state and local law enforcement officials in Brentwood, New York, U.S. July 28, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX3DC56)

Expected to expand well beyond 2017

Small Ohio Town Spent More Than $185k Trying To Ban Fracking

Energy | Andrew Follett
Woman setting American one dollar bill on fire (Shutterstock/Tiffany Bryant)

‘No choice but to pick up the tab for these six failed ballot measures’

US Coal Exports Are Surging Under Trump, Gov't Report Says

Energy | Andrew Follett
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

58 percent higher than under Obama

Report: Up To 100 Solar Power Companies Are On Verge Of Bankruptcy

Energy | Andrew Follett
One of the largest solar companies in the country must pay tens of millions of dollars in fines. (Shutterstock/ Lightboxx)

50 companies have already folded in 2017

US Has Produced More Oil Than Saudi Arabia For 4 Straight Years [GRAPH]

Energy | Andrew Follett
Landscape image of a oil well pumpjack wiith an early morning golden sunrise and American USA red White and Blue Flag background. (Shutterstock/ James BO Insogna)

The U.S. surpassed both Saudi Arabia and Russia in 2015