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Trump Proposes Sale Of Transmission Assets

Trump Proposes Sale Of Transmission Assets

U.S. President Donald Trump’s new…

Energy / Energy-General

Rig Count Inches Higher As Oil Prices Stabilize

Rig Count Inches Higher As Oil Prices Stabilize

Feb 23, 2018 at 12:20 | Julianne Geiger

Baker Hughes reported a 3-rig increase to the number of oil and gas rigs this week. The total number of oil and gas rigs now stands at 978, which…

What’s Really Happening With Venezuela’s “El Petro?”

What’s Really Happening With Venezuela’s “El Petro?”

Feb 23, 2018 at 09:56 | Editorial Dept

Venezuela has made history as the first country to launch its very own Initial Coin Offering. The long-hyped Petro cryptocurrency has been the center of controversy and curiosity to many…

Mexico To Halt All Oil Exports If Obrador Wins

Mexico To Halt All Oil Exports If Obrador Wins

Feb 23, 2018 at 09:29 | Irina Slav

Mexico’s energy industry strategy will be overhauled if the frontrunner for the next presidential term, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, wins the July election, his senior energy adviser said in…

Why Is The WTI-Brent Spread Shrinking?

Why Is The WTI-Brent Spread Shrinking?

Feb 22, 2018 at 16:49 | Nick Cunningham

As U.S. exports continue to rise, the price gap between WTI and Brent has sharply narrowed. The premium that Brent traded at relative to WTI used to run in the…

U.S. And China To Face Off Over Aramco IPO

U.S. And China To Face Off Over Aramco IPO

Feb 22, 2018 at 16:28 | Gregory R. Copley

Speculation continued into early 2018 about who — or which organization — would be the ultimate buyer of the five percent stake being offered for sale in Saudi Arabia’s national…

Subsidies For Coal, Nuclear In The Latest Federal Budget

Subsidies For Coal, Nuclear In The Latest Federal Budget

Feb 22, 2018 at 12:54 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The two year spending bill just passed by Congress and signed by the President attempts to make good on the administration's promised tilt towards coal and nuclear power. For the…

Why The Next Oil Boom Will Be Fueled By Blockchain

Why The Next Oil Boom Will Be Fueled By Blockchain

Feb 21, 2018 at 17:48 | Meredith Taylor

Big Oil is due for a disruption. The world’s most important industry has been carrying on without any significant changes in its day to day routine for far too long.…

The Billion Dollar Fuel Mandate Gone Wrong

The Billion Dollar Fuel Mandate Gone Wrong

Feb 21, 2018 at 12:48 | Robert Rapier

This year begins the ninth year of cellulosic ethanol mandates in the U.S. Today I want to give a brief review of cellulosic ethanol, review the original targets, and examine…

Toyota Finds A Way To Make Cheaper EVs

Toyota Finds A Way To Make Cheaper EVs

Feb 21, 2018 at 12:12 | MINING.com

Toyota Motor Corp, Asia’s No.1 carmaker, has found a way to make electric vehicles (EVs) more affordable and less vulnerable to shortages in supply of the key elements needed to…

An Unlikely Challenger In The Electric Car Race

An Unlikely Challenger In The Electric Car Race

Feb 21, 2018 at 10:49 | Ag Metal Miner

Initially, electric and now the development of autonomous cars has been a major disrupter for the auto industry, the effects of which we have only just begun to see. Traditional…

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