Energy

US Fracking Keeps Pushing Oil Price Forecasts Down

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

‘Oil prices will not rise above $60 a barrel’

STUDY: Al Gore Might Have Beaten Bush If There Had Been MORE Global Warming

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former US Vice-President Al Gore (Shutterstock/stocklight)

‘Temperature matters’

Trump Pushes For Dakota Pipeline To Continue Flowing During Gov't Review

Energy | Chris White
A banner flies in the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. on January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester/File Photo

‘Extremely low likelihood of any harm’

Former Obama Adviser Resurrects The Debate Over The 'Social Cost Of Carbon' Metric

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. President Barack Obama attends a discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch - RTX37JKW

The battle rages on

Trump Moves Ahead With 150 Million Barrel Oil Drilling Project

Energy | Tim Pearce
Offshore oil rig drilling platform. (Credit: Kanok Sulaiman/Shutterstock)

‘Great oil and gas potential’

Economic Analyst Says NY's Clean Energy Policy Is A Trillion Dollar Nightmare

Energy | Chris White
Solar Panels - Background (Shutterstock/ Lightboxx)

‘It’s simple economics’

Activists Want To Illegally Cut Off Millions From Trains Carrying Fossil Fuels

Energy | Tim Pearce
FILE PHOTO: A CSX coal train (R) moves past an idling CSX engine at the switchyard in Brunswick, Maryland October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo

‘it’s about climate change’

Trump's EPA Considers Rolling Back Obama's Climate Regs Governing Heavy Duty Trucks

Energy | Chris White
Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), speaks to employees of the agency in Washington, U.S., February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘In light of the significant issues raised’

Reporter Confronts Al Gore On Sea Level Rise Claims, Gets Called A 'Denier'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore attends a screening for "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 25, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni -

‘You are a denier’

REPORT: Mine Closings Have Made Coal Country's Drinking Water Worse

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

‘As many as 63 million people’ exposed

Trump Kills Obama Plan To Ban Plastic Bottles At National Parks

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A supermarket employee puts water bottles on a shopping cart while people take care of their last minute shopping as Hurricane Matthew approaches in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

‘Ultimately it should be up to our visitors’

Russian Oligarchs Implicated In Oil Bribery Scheme

Energy | Chris White
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony of naming of a new Russian Arctic LNG tanker after Christophe de Margerie, the late CEO of French oil corporation Total S.A., who has died in an aircraft crash in Moscow on October 20, 2014, on the side line of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia, June 3, 2017. REUTERS/Olga Maltseva/Pool

‘Exhaustive evidence’

India Is Getting Its First Shipment Of US Oil And Everyone Is Celebrating

Energy | Tim Pearce
An oil tanker ship seen in Kyaukphyu river near Made island outside Kyaukphyu

The shipment is worth around $100 million

Trudeau, Green Groups Will Use NAFTA Talks To Push Climate Change Policies

Energy | Michael Bastasch
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 13: U.S. President Donald Trump greets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. Later in the day the two leaders are scheduled to speak to the media at a news conference. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

‘More progressive’

Coal Industry Thanks Trump: We're Coming Back, Baby!

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Worker with piece of coal in her hand at an open pit (Shutterstock/Mark Agnor)

‘Coal is showing signs of a revival’

Bloomberg Offers Big Grant To AGs Crusading Against Trump's Climate Policies

Energy | Chris White
New York City - May 28, 2012: Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaking at the 2012 Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremonies at the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Riverside Park (LEE SNIDER PHOTO IMAGES / Shutterstock.com)

‘Don’t begin to have the resources to meet these challenges’

Trump's Second Gulf Of Mexico Oil Sale Rakes In $121 Million

Energy | Tim Pearce
Offshore oil platform in Tromso, Norway (Shutterstock/V. Belov)

‘Energy dominance starts in the Gulf’

Interior Secretary Says 154,000 Acre Obama-Era Monument Is Here To Stay

Energy | Tim Pearce
U.S. Interior Secretary Zinke speaks prior to President Trump signing executive order reviewing previous National Monument designations made under the Antiquities Act, at the Interior Department in Washington

‘Incredible geographic, biologic, and archaeological history’

Environmentalists Launch $100K Ad Campaign Against Trump's Plans For Federal Lands

Energy | Tim Pearce
Wads of money being paid out. [Shutterstock - DenisFilm]

‘Our Lands, Our Vote’

Michigan AG Candidate Wants To Shut Down An Oil Pipeline That's Never Leaked In 60 Years

Energy | Chris White
A protestor holds a Resist sign as indigenous activists and supporters hold a protest march and rally in opposition to the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines in Washington, U.S., March 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTS12C70

‘They aren’t fighting for the little guy’