| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:49 PM
It could be an economic dream or an environmental nightmare — or maybe a little bit of both.
Thus far, however, the Marcellus Shale industry has been neither in the Laurel Highlands. Only eight wells were drilled last year in Somerset County...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:27 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder released an energy and environmental policy blueprint Wednesday that calls for increasing production of natural gas in Michigan while making no further commitment to requiring the state to rely more on...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:04 PM
The debate about whether the United States should export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Cove Point and other waterfront terminals has been going on for months. It is time for action.
The United States has an abundance of cheap natural gas, thanks to...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Friday Gov. Dannel P. Malloy outlined an ambitious road map for transforming one of Connecticut's most recognized economic disadvantages — high energy costs — into a strategic, competitive advantage.
In his Comprehensive Energy Strategy,...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Halliburton Co., one of the world’s largest oil services businesses, pulled in record revenue in North America as the energy industry shied from natural gas production and boosted oil field exploration instead.
The Houston firm’s revenue in...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the rough-and-tumble of a town hall-style presidential debate, the facts took something of a beating Tuesday night.
Mitt Romney wrongly claimed that it took 14 days for President Barack Obama to brand the assault on the U.S....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:19 AM
PETOSKEY -- Mother Nature might not be as friendly toward Midwestern consumers' heating budgets for the 2012-13 winter as she was a year earlier, some observers of weather and heating cost trends predict.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- Not a word has been said in the presidential debates about what may be the most urgent and consequential issue in the world: climate change.
President Obama understands and accepts the scientific consensus that the burning of fossil fuels...
| May 31, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Alaska’s first commercial natural gas storage project is now humming.
By the time project managers with Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska cut the ribbon on the new Kenai facility, Thursday morning, nearby compressors were already pressurizing...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads.
At first glance...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 2:11 PM
SOUTH BEND – Forecasters have been watching Isaac, now a category 1 hurricane, for days. Now, we're watching gas prices go up. A 20 cent hike in one day -- believe it.
"$4, what are they doing with these gas prices?" questioned Jim Riffell who...