There is one city in the U.S. that’s well known for its cinematography, its food scene, its tech giants, and its tourism, but not so much, for its oil, which is hidden behind false façades and artistic towers. Los Angeles has been hiding a dirty secret for decades, away...
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A year or two ago, it looked likely that the U.S. would drop its sanctions on Iran as the two powers expected to agree on a new nuclear deal. However, neither side has been able to agree on the terms of a potential deal, which has left them at...
oil refinery for article about oil news
This year has been a banner year for energy, from the COP28 conference in Dubai to the ongoing global energy transitions. Throw in a few mega-mergers, and we’ve seen it all. This SHALE play year in review serves to recap the major news surrounding American Oil Shales. Bakken Shale –...
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...
lightbulb with green plant growing inside for article on green energy
Biden is hoping to spur green energy development to support the regeneration of low-income communities across the U.S. The development of renewable energy projects in low-income areas could promote job creation, economic development could help accelerate the green transition. This has already been seen at the state level in...
Through a series of reactionary blunders, the current administration has served to drain our country’s strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) to levels not seen since the 1980s. A far cry from energy security amid global conflict, releasing reserves has thus far exceeded domestic refining capacity and therefore necessitated exporting. At...
close up of batteries for article on need for battery storage in US for EV vehicles and green energy infrastructure
The battery storage market is expected to expand significantly over the next decade as the U.S. rolls out more renewable energy projects across the country. As more green energy sources come online, the need for battery storage will be great. Lithium-ion batteries allow energy producers to store power rather...
European oil and gas and energy
Everyone is preparing for a winter of discontent as energy prices continue to soar and fears of gas shortages, particularly in Europe, become very real. However, experts are now suggesting that the energy crisis may be only just beginning, with the worst still yet to come. It appears that...
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...
picture of fighter jet for article about how the israeli war threatens global energy markets
As the conflict between Israel and the Islamic group Hamas escalates, Israel is taking safety precautions that are producing real-time ramifications for the global oil market and liquid natural gas (LNG) exports. The surprise attack on Israel resulted in a near-immediate shutdown of growing Israeli oil extraction facilities. The global...