With output of domestically produced natural gas on the rise, automotive corporations are realizing the environmental and financial benefits of incorporating this clean burning fuel into their line of products.
With U.S. energy independence depending much on the growth of the oil and gas sector, industry leaders and voters are calling for politicians to avoid enacting tax reform that would take away tax breaks that benefit energy companies.
Homeowners are starting to demand more natural gas-powered generators to prepare for power outages and other disasters that might disrupt their electricity service, according to BizTimes.
While energy consumers may be familiar with big name oil fields like the Bakken, the surge in production at the Marcellus shale is even surprising experts.
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are developing new ways to more efficiently extract gas and oil from shale, according to Science Codex.
Workers involved in energy production are highly valuable as companies continue to expand their operations in fracking and horizontal drilling, and this shows in the amount of pay they receive.
Switching to natural gas played a major role in the decline in greenhouse gas emissions by utilities, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
While states that are experiencing a boom in oil and gas output have grabbed headlines lately, California is in the process of catching up as it’s on the verge of a production breakthrough.