The Shale Controversy – Understanding Both Sides
Earth Day Live voiced a new topic earlier in the week, specifically addressing how the United States will accelerate its fight against climate change, focusing on infrastructure repair and enhancement for climate regeneration. Most interestingly, two key speakers included the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Michael S. Regan, and...
The Biden Administration’s Emerging Environmental Overreach: What the administration lacks in restraint on the climate agenda it makes up for in brazenness.
In addition to governmental and societal pressure, the American gas industry faces scrutiny from its investors and customers who demand proof that its fuel contains a lower carbon capability making it marketable across the globe. Answering the call to action, top U.S. gas producer EQT Corporation and top exporter...
With oil and gas moguls looking to the future and succumbing to changing times, Canada’s TC Energy plans to do its part in reducing the carbon footprint. According to Reuters, a senior company employee indicated its intention to utilize renewable energy to run its pipeline network. While the company generated...
Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) Stumbles but Still Expects Completion in 2021
Known as the largest natural gas utility in the state of Missouri, Spire STL Pipeline claims its patrons could incur “potentially fatal consequences” if its pipeline operation in St. Louis is canceled due to federal reconsideration. The company, a Spire Missouri affiliate, petitioned energy regulators seeking a temporary emergency...
Carbon Dioxide
Abstract The total amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is independent of biogenic and anthropogenic CO2 generation and primarily dependent on temperature gradients on the surface of the oceans. The Earth’s atmosphere contains a trace amount of CO2 at 0.04% in a gaseous mixture of predominately nitrogen, oxygen, and...
Rocky Times Continue, but Brighter Days Ahead
The Joint Cybersecurity recently revealed that Chinese state-sponsored actors targeted domestic oil and natural gas pipeline companies with a spear-phishing and interference attack. The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the FBI released a notice indicating the action occurred between December 2011 and 2013. Disruption was...
Energy companies operating in the current market mirror the moves of a professional boxer. They bob, duck and move to continue to compete in a threatened and changing market. Attempting to embrace the onset of an alternate-energy world, Chevron and Cummins joined forces through a memorandum of understanding (MoU)...
Saudi Aramco, the oil mogul of Saudi Arabia, confirmed the high probability that one of its contractors was responsible for leaking company data-centered in a cyber-extortion plot involving a hefty $50 million ransom. Keeping the contractor’s name private for now, the company informed the Associated Press they recently identified...
Oklahoma Included in EIA Coal to Natural Gas Conversion List
With the Biden administration’s green energy crusade, the Democrats of the U.S. Senate seeking to shore up support and statistics with a campaign to penalize utility companies that fall short and fail to accomplish clean-energy goals. For those that do, a reward will be issued through a carbon-free power...
What is the Role of Oil and Gas Companies in the Energy Transition?
With the year 2050 looming as the target date of net-zero emissions, Canada’s Oil Sands contribution is expected to sticker at $60 billion, with the Canadian government having to fund approximately two-thirds of the cost. With Norway having to succumb to similar strategies, Canada is not alone. Although carbon capture...