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...
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...
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...
One of the biggest catastrophes the world faces today is the climate crisis. Weather extremes, rising sea levels, and economic disruption are all effects of climate change on humanity – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Although the damage has already been done, the climate emergency is...
energy alliance between US and UK
The United States and the United Kingdom hold a special relationship when it comes to politics and security. They have worked together in several areas of foreign affairs in previous decades and supported one another in times of political and economic turmoil. Now, the leaders of the two countries...
A modern hydrogen tank for renewable energy.
The world is in the midst of an energy transition, and hydrogen is playing a key role. Hydrogen has long been seen as a potential source of clean energy that could help reduce global emissions. With advances in technology and increased investment, it's becoming increasingly viable as an alternative...
The U.S. has directed huge investments toward solar and wind power projects in a bid to rapidly develop its renewable energy industry. But this is not the only green potential America is setting its sights on, with a surge in interest in geothermal power over the last few years....
Oil and natural gas stakeholders virtually descended on Houston this week for the Future of Global Energy Greater Houston Partnership Summit. Leaders from BP, Hess, leading energy law firms, research universities, and more all came together to discuss emerging energy trends’  strengths and weaknesses. With global energy security tenuous...
As the world faces fears over its energy security following severe gas shortages and rising oil prices, in the U.S., President Biden is moving forward on climate plans while looking to import the country’s oil and gas needs from foreign sources. But as the U.S. works with Europe to...
In one corner, we have the Whitehouse continuing to vilify oil and gas and praise “green new deal” initiatives. Among these is a push for increased investment in companies and funds which prioritize Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG). In the other corner, we have Texas Governor Abbott’s legislative response to...