Thousands have pledged to engage in civil disobedience and protests if the State Department's final National Interest Determination rules in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline, The New York Times reports.
In less than 12 years from now, the United States will have the ability to supply 100 percent of our liquid fuel needs from right here in North America.
Inconceivable just a few years ago, the energy self-sufficiency now within our grasp means reduced reliance on fuel from less stable regions of the world – a development with profound implications for our economic security and geopolitical dynamics.
TransCanada has launched a new series of advertisements to make the case for approving the Keystone XL pipeline, highlighting the expected reliability of Canadian crude compared to energy from the Middle East, The New York Times
Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer and other opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline gathered in Bradshaw, Neb. Sunday to dedicate a barn built in the project's expected path, the Lincoln Journal Star reports.
Canada's Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver on Monday used his first face-to-face meeting with Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to praise the Keystone XL pipeline and to renew support for a joint effort to cut carbon from oil sands production.
Oliver would not discuss news reports that Prime Minister Stephen Harper last month offered a bilateral carbon reductions program in return for approval by President Barack Obama. Still, Oliver made it clear to reporters that he brought up both subjects at their meeting, which lasted about an hour.
Moves by the Commerce Department to allow Pioneer Natural Resources Ltd. and Enterprise Products Partners LP to export lightly processed crude known as condensate are being “held without action,” sources told Reuters, which says the delay may give the agency more time to put together comprehensive guidelines.
Concerns about the shutdown of the Coffeyville refinery in Kansas after a fire pressured U.S. crude prices, benchmark WTI for September delivery dropped 70 cents to $100.97 while in London Brent crude gained on the announcement of fresh Russia sanctions, up 15 cents to $107.72, Bloomberg reports.
As violence in Libya worsens, shelling between rival militias at Tripoli airport has seen a third fuel storage tank set on fire, while the U.S. has already evacuated its embassy staff, Bloomberg reports.
Commerce Department moves to increase duties on many solar panels coming from China and Taiwan could hurt the industry in the U.S., according to warnings from Canadian companies Canadian Solar Inc. and Trina Solar Ltd., The Wall Street Journal reports.
At least six members of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, which makes policy recommendations to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, have had their financial conflicts of interest waived by the Department so that they can serve, according to documents obtained by E&E through the Freedom of Information Act.
American Electric Power Co.'s failure to reach its 2008 sales figures in the years since is an example of how utilities will have to rethink their traditional assumptions that demand for electricity will increase in the future, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Demand for drilling and production equipment is up at National Oilwell Varco and is likely to stay that way, according to chief Clay Williams, as the company reported a 17 percent gain in profit in the second quarter compared to a year earlier, FuelFix reports.
Canada’s Talisman Energy refused comment on details of its negotiations with Spanish oil giant Repsol, even as the company reported a second quarter loss of $237 million on lower gas prices and higher royalty payments, Reuters reports.
Senate Budget Committee chair Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said Tuesday that long term budgets don’t reflect climate change costs, while Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., and Angus King, I-Me., debated over the impact of carbon emissions on climate change, The Hill reports.