UK Starts Drilling First Fracking Wells

Energy | Andrew Follett
Oil pump on background of flag of United Kingdom (Shutterstock.com/Anton Watman)

UK is one of the few countries in Europe to allow fracking

There's A Bill On Trump's Desk To Trash A Major Obama Enviro Reg

Energy | Andrew Follett
Barack Obama wipes a tear from his eye (REUTERS/Jason Reed)

‘I look forward to President Trump signing this joint resolution into law’

Saudi Arabia 'Losing Its Grip' On Global Oil Supply

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)

‘Saudi Arabia is under extraordinary pressure both internally and externally’

New Nuclear Reactors Could Soon Be Built In Kentucky

Energy | Andrew Follett
Nuclear power plant reflected in the small lake. (Shutterstock/Nadezda Murmakova)

‘Kentucky‚Äôs lifting of the moratorium on nuclear energy is a harbinger of things to come’

Trump's Budget Revives Yucca Mountain After Harry Reid And Obama Killed It

Energy | Andrew Follett
Nuclear reactors at night , cooling tower closeup with steam.(Shutterstock/chuyuss)

Harry Reid killed it…Trump’s bringing it back

Another Solar Company Goes Bankrupt

Energy | Andrew Follett
Solar Panels (Shutterstock/Lightboxx)

Cut 350 jobs last week alone

Is America Too Good At Fracking?

Energy | Andrew Follett
A WPX Energy natural gas drilling rig north of Parachute, Colorado, December 9, 2014. The economy of Parachute, with a current population of approximately 1000 people, was devastated when thousands of workers lost their jobs on "Black Sunday" in 1982, after Exxon terminated the Colony Shale Oil Project. The current rise of hydraulic fracking in natural gas retrieval has given a cautious hope to the town's inhabitants, who know market demand and price can effect their local economy. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart)

‘Investors right now across the board just hate natural gas’

OPEC's Plan Falls Apart As Price Of Oil Plunges

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)

Oil is less than half the price it was in 2014

Study: Natural Methane To Blame For Tainted Water, Not Fracking

Energy | Andrew Follett
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

“No link between fracking and groundwater contamination”

Geologist: America's Next Fracking Boom May Be In Alaska

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 oil is there’

Coal Industry Poised For A Comeback In Trump's First Year

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Coal in the hands of a coal miner. Shutterstock.com / Vyacheslav Svetlichnyy

Coal isn’t in the clear yet

New York Won't Tell Anyone How Much They'll Pay For Green Energy Mandates

Energy | Andrew Follett
Trading graph on Wind turbine power generator at twilight time background,Business financial concept (Shutterstock/TZIDO SUN)

Knowing the costs of green energy would just be too confusing for customers

CPAC Panel: End The Subsidies For Solar, They 'Only Help The Rich'

Energy | Andrew Follett
Money home with solar panel concept (Shutterstock/Fabio Berti)

‘We’re using tax dollars to subsidize rich people’

Socialism Made Average Venezuelans Lose 19 Pounds Due To Lack Of Food

Energy | Andrew Follett
Empty shelves in a supermarket. Shortages of basic supplies are common in Venezuela. (Shutterstock/Matyas Rehak)

82 percent of the nation’s households live in poverty.

Is Automation Limiting The Number Of Jobs Created By The Texas Oil Boom?

Energy | Andrew Follett
Oil industry equipment. filtered picture of oil pump jack. Shutterstock.com/Chirkov

‘Computers now direct drill bits that were once directed manually’

Congress Trashing Another Major Obama Green Regulation

Energy | Andrew Follett
A law book with a gavel - Environmental law (Shutterstock/Zerbor)

Farewell to another major Obama rule…

Gov't Report: World's Demand For Oil Is Only Going Up

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)

Oil just keeps becoming more important…

MAP: How Much Has Your State's Energy Costs Gone Up In Eight Years Of Obama?

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President Barack Obama vetoes H.R. 1735 "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016" in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington October 22, 2015. Obama officially vetoed the $612 billion defense bill on Thursday, sending the legislation back to Congress because of the way it uses money meant for war spending to avoid automatic budget cuts to military programs. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘A disproportionate impact on the poorest Americans’

Gov't Data Says Coal Is Staging A Comeback

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

Get ready for a comeback…

REPORT: Bailing Out Nuclear Plants Doesn't Make Sense

Energy | Andrew Follett
Nuclear power plant by night.(Shutterstock.com/TTstudi)

‘Need to procure a certain type of fuel or technology’