President Trump says he won’t recertify the Iran Nuclear Deal. That would put us at odds with much of the global community and would have far-reaching effects on new energy projects.
The Trump administration has formally proposed to scrap the Clean Power Plan, which would curb emissions from coal and natural gas power plants. That’s a bad idea.
Most Gulf coast refineries and petrochemical plants survived Hurricane Harvey with minimal damage. Several notable exceptions offer evidence that the industry needs to pay more attention to [...]
Big Tech is moving into the energy marketplace, largely driven by the desire for more renewable energy. But the change comes with risks for utilities and consumers.
What happened to the promise of $60 oil? The American fracking industry keeps overwhelming OPEC's plans for recovery.
Now is not the time for knee-jerk reactions to infrastructure challenges in the nation's petrochemical base. Harvey should be a catalyst for improving the societal benefits from a robust [...]
Master limited partnerships rode the oil boom, offering low risk and tax advantages for investors. Growth stalled when prices collapsed. A study revealed some answers about what works best for [...]
Reported carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels have been flat for the past several years, but atmospheric CO2 is still rising. It’s not really a mystery, and several factors contribute [...]
No one is fooled by the illusion of OPEC production cuts, but it is worse than most think. While it is no secret that oil prices are down since the beginning of 2017, a drop in the value of the [...]
Low oil prices are likely to linger for years, but there may be an upside. When prices drop, there is less incentive for expropriations, thefts and other adverse contract changes. And then [...]