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  • Nov. 26 Letters: Sen. Kaine on Keystone XL Pipeline

    A good faith vote A Nov. 20 Daily Press editorial recently challenged my vote in opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline. I voted against the approval of this pipeline because I believe energy production should be cleaner tomorrow than today. Keystone...
  • Judge: Illinois fracking rules can be published

    Judge: Illinois fracking rules can be published
    A southern Illinois circuit judge Friday struck down a move that would have prevented the start of fracking in Illinois. Madison County Judge Barbara Crowder said she won't stop rules governing the practice from taking effect because the southern...
  • Default rates going up for PPL customers

    Default rates going up for PPL customers
    The price of electricity for PPL Electric Utilities' default customers will rise slightly next month, the Allentown company announced Thursday. The new "price to compare" for residential customers will be 9.318 cents a kilowatt hour, up from the...
  • New House GOP better for science -- by a micron

    New House GOP better for science -- by a micron
    For many thinking Americans, the anti-intellectual core of Republican Party policies was made real during a 2007 primary debate among its 11 presidential candidates, when three raised their hands to say they doubted the theory of evolution. More...
  • Even without the Keystone XL pipeline, the US oil industry is thriving

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Friday, Nov. 21: The debate over the future of the Keystone XL pipeline has dominated discussions about energy over the last few years in Washington. Despite all the attention, however, the...
  • China corruption watchdog launches inspections, eyes Sinopec

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's corruption watchdog has launched a series of inspections into state-owned enterprises and government bodies including China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec Group), Asia's largest oil refiner, state media said on Monday. The...
  • Curbing fossil fuel use not the way to go

    Here's a question for Pennsylvanians to ponder: Is it good that your state generates 61 percent of its electricity from fossil fuels? I'd wager that most of you would say no. So would many of the politicians and bureaucrats directing America's energy...
  • Russia puts losses from sanctions, cheaper oil at up to $140 billion per year

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Lower oil prices and Western financial sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis will cost Russia around $130-140 billion a year - equivalent to around 7 percent of its economy - Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Monday. His...
  • Ukraine's Naftogaz plans to buy 1 bcm of Russian gas by end of year

    By Michael Kahn BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Ukraine will buy 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas from Russia by the end of the year and up to that same amount monthly through the winter, Naftogaz Chief Executive Andriy Kobolyev said on Monday....
  • Human threat: Greed and oil take a toll on gorillas and elephants

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Nov. 20: A lethal combination of corrupt African officials, an oil company and Chinese consumers with little conscience are threatening many of Africa's wild animals....
  • Greece, Turkey at odds over fuel reserves in Mediterranean

     Greece, Turkey at odds over fuel reserves in Mediterranean
    About 20 years ago, a blip in the centuries of bad blood between them, NATO allies Greece and Turkey came to the brink of war over conflicting claims to an arid Aegean isle inhabited solely by goats, rabbits and sheep. Now, after a sudden burst of...