New Mexico Energy News

11.08.17

Everything You Need to Understand about Fracking

Video on Bloomberg.com explains the process of hydraulic fracturing.

 

11.07.17

Energy regulators should recognize natural gas is key to reliable grid

In a little over a month's time, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is due to make a decision that could fundamentally alter the way that energy markets operate in much of the United States.

 

11.06.17

'Fear of the future' is not a defense for pipeline sabotage

Recently, a bipartisan group of 84 members of Congress signed a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking if violent acts directed towards energy infrastructure, like recent attacks on pipelines, fall under the current definition of domestic terrorism.

 

10.29.17

Records Continue to Be Broken As US Crude Exports Flow

Ever since the crude oil export ban was lifted at the end of 2015, global markets have looked to the United States to help meet their energy supplies.

 

10.24.17

U.S. Interior Dept. sets Gulf of Mexico oil, gas lease auction for March

The U.S. Interior Department said it will hold its largest offshore auction to date, nearly 77 million acres, to energy companies in March 2018 to conduct oil and gas development.

 

10.23.17

U.S. lawmakers ask DOJ if terrorism law covers pipeline activists

Last year activists in several states used bolt cutters to break fences and twisted shut valves on several cross border pipelines...

 

10.17.17

U.S. crude oil production expected to increase through end of 2017, setting up record 2018

EIA forecasts that U.S crude oil production will average 9.4 million barrels per day (b/d) in the second half of 2017, 340,000 b/d more than in the first half of 2017. Production in 2018 is expected to average 9.9 million b/d...

 

10.16.17

Boom in American Liquified Natural Gas Is Shaking Up the Energy World

A shale gas drilling boom over the last decade has propelled the United States from energy importer to exporter, taking the country a giant leap toward the goal of energy independence declared by presidents for half a century.

 

10.11.17

What do Future Cities Look Like?

... those ideas are actually intrinsically linked to oil and natural gas. "Renewables today depend increasingly on natural gas for backup when the sun isn't shining and the wind isn't blowing... So without natural gas or other forms of fossil energy, there would be little, if any, solar or wind energy anywhere."

 

10.08.17

New Report: U.S. Energy Security Continues to Improve

The 2017 edition of Global Energy Institute's Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk finds that U.S. energy security is continuing to rapidly improve to one of the best scores in decades, after hitting bottom just five years ago.