One crisis after another—it seems like Biden can’t catch a break. But what if Biden’s failure to act was just that? An act to ensure his Green New Deal was the only option left on the table when all else failed. We’ll look at global events taking place and...
As cryptocurrency is plummeting in value, it is catching the eyes of a public that is facing rising consumer bills, while digital currency miners are being scrutinized because of their high energy demand. With media articles highlighting the huge amount of electricity needed to produce Bitcoin and other digital...
Russian President, Vladimir Putin, is putting on a masterclass on how to bring modern Europe to its knees. With a reliance on Russian oil and gas despite voicing objections about their actions in Ukraine, European nations are facing an existential crisis as they move into the fall and winter...
For the future of renewable energy to be successful, America’s aging energy infrastructure needs a vast amount of investment. The U.S. grid requires significant work to prepare for the rise in renewable energy sources across the country. States are picking up the pace of their electrification plans, but a...
Despite Biden’s highly-touted trip to Saudi Arabia just last month, leaders of the oil-rich nation are already proposing cuts in production to stabilize global supply and demand. Biden made the trip to secure a boost in production and the Whitehouse made a show of highlighting what they deemed as...
This week, in a huge turn of events, the United Kingdom said it would be lifting its ban on fracking for shale gas to improve its energy security by increasing production, as Europe faces a major energy crisis. But, for many, this move is a giant step backward in...
Employees working in the oil and gas industry are susceptible to many health risks and occupational hazards. The US Department of Labor reports that risks to oil and gas employees include exposure to hazardous chemicals, fatigue due to long shifts, and workplaces polluted with excessive noise. These employees are...
G7 agrees to Russian oil price cap, Putin shuts down Nord Stream, again, China locks down, again, widespread demand destruction, OPEC production cuts, unsustainable energy inflation across Europe, war in Ukraine, public sentiment, ESG visibility— In a period defined by global uncertainty still coming out of a global pandemic and...
In recent years, the global push to make energy operations cleaner was accelerated during the pandemic when the international community saw the possibilities of a world curbing its oil and gas consumption. In response, energy firms have been quick to invest in, and promote, their ESG initiatives to show...
The oil and gas industry is not immune to the staggering labor and employment issues caused by the global pandemic. This industry experienced nearly 200,000 job cuts, approximately 20% of the workforce. However, some predict the workforce will rebound to pre-pandemic levels by 2027. Despite this setback, the industry...