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New Testing Rules Benefit Oil Producers

March 5, 2014 by Rod Adams

Testing Rules

An odd circumstances that arises out of extracting, transporting and marketing a commodity in high demand is that overall industry profits can increase as an indirect result of experiencing a scary accident that destroys a portion of a now infamous small town and kills nearly four dozen people.[read more]


Don’t Hold Your Breath for Any Progress Stemming from the Joint Statement by NRDC and EEI

February 17, 2014 by Jim Pierobon

NRDC/EEI Joint Statement

In their widely heralded recent “joint statement” last week, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) articulated a “path-breaking” agreement to enable more efficiency and clean energy from utilities.[read more]

Baucus Proposal A Promising Start, But Neglects Existing Nuclear

January 28, 2014 by Max Luke

Baucus Proposal

Last month, Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus released a new proposal that would replace the forty-two existing energy tax incentives with two “technology neutral” tax credits, one for electricity fuels and the other for transportation fuels.[read more]


U.S. 2013 Domestic Energy Supplies Growth Scorecard: Part 1

January 21, 2014 by John Miller

US Domestic Supply Scorecard

Some U.S. Renewables and Non-renewable Energy supplies grew in 2013, and a few did not. Various Energy Advocates and Critics viewed these increases or declines as positive and not so positive developments. Which U.S. domestic energy supplies grew at the greatest rates in 2013?[read more]