oil well
Environmentalists and the state governments have been fighting to get abandoned oil wells plugged for decades without avail. Although the situation has improved in recent years, thanks to improved efforts by oil and gas companies and both state and federal funding, there continues to be an abundance of oil wells across the...
power plant japan
On January 1st, a massive 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck a remote Japanese peninsula, causing a wave of devastation along the northwestern coast. In the wake of this disaster, a grim outlook overtook Japan’s recent resurging nuclear activity. While the aftermath and reparations take place, the Japanese people seem less...
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....
Will Biden's crackdown in power plant emissions be helpful or harmful?
Earlier this month, the Biden administration proposed an extensive decrease in greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants. This plan would require power plants to install billions of dollars worth of new equipment to dramatically curb the emission of CO2 into the atmosphere. Power plants would be required to...
the future of clean energy
Wind, solar, and hydropower have long dominated the world of renewables, with many countries around the globe having adopted these technologies long ago. The U.S. and Europe both have a huge wind power capacity, while the potential for establishing large-scale solar energy and hydropower projects across the developing world...
EV car charging for article on US lithium production
Governments worldwide are racing to secure their supply of lithium as the global demand for lithium rapidly increases. The demand coincides with the boom in electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing and the uptake of billions of electrical devices, all requiring lithium-ion batteries. But the U.S. may have a strategic position...
Wayne Christian Luncheon
The energy industry has been the lifeblood of Texas for decades, and on July 10, 2023, Shale Magazine and the Port of Corpus Christi joined forces to host a momentous luncheon at the prestigious Omni Hotel. The event brought together influential figures, key players, and forward-thinking individuals to discuss...
wind energy
While the rest of the world is struggling to develop its wind capacity in the face of supply chain disruptions and rising material costs, the U.S. has big plans for the development of its wind energy sector. However, several challenges stand in the way of the U.S. achieving its...
How Oil and Gas Companies Acquire Mineral Rights
In the bustling world of the oil and gas industry, one subject captures the essence of exploration and production activities - mineral rights. The acquisition of these rights plays a significant role in the industry, acting as the linchpin of successful extraction and processing operations. This article unravels the...
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...