Energy Technology

The conventional wisdom holds that more people driving more miles and using more energy should result in more air pollution. But they haven’t. Our air has been getting cleaner instead … much cleaner.

According to Reuters, German industrial consumers paid four times more for electricity in 2013 than similar customers in Louisiana.


ExxonMobil’s planned $1 billion expansion in Antwerp represents a strategic focus in Europe despite a tough environment for refining.

Call it the million-barrel milestone. In April, according to North Dakota’s Department of Mineral Resources, the state’s oilfields pumped more than one million barrels of oil per day.


The WHO’s updated estimates on deaths from household air pollution offer a sobering reminder of the universal human need for energy and modern energy infrastructure.

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New study: Fracking saves water

Posted: January 28, 2014 by Ken Cohen

A new study by University of Texas researchers adds sorely needed facts and context to the discussions over hydraulic fracturing and water consumption taking place around the country.