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"American energy companies have spent billions of dollars in the past decade exploring for natural gas. But in…


How America Broke OPEC

December 21, 2018

“Remember when America’s political class fretted about “peak oil” and dependence on foreign energy? So much…


"The U.S. became a net exporter of oil and refined fuels last week for the first time in decades, a symbolic…


"The map lays out OPEC’s nightmare in graphic form", says a story by bloomberg.com.


"U.S. oil prices plunged to their lowest level in more than a year after President Trump emphasized strong…


"Saudi Arabia is moving to cut the world’s oil supply after U.S. government deals allowed hundreds of…


"Some residents of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover who have had their gas shut off since the Sept. 13…


"Columbia Gas said Sunday that its replaced 3,317 service lines in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover, the…


"A cruise ship has arrived in Boston to house more than 1,000 gas workers who are assisting in the service…


"A crew working to replace a gas line in Lawrence neglected to remove the pressure sensors from the old line,…


“A series of gas explosions an official described as “Armageddon” killed a teenager, injured at least 10 other…


“Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major…


"Oil prices rose Tuesday after President Trump said on Twitter the U.S. government will strictly enforce…


"Oil prices declined on Friday as signs of rising production helped ease geopolitical concerns that had…


"U.S. companies are scrambling to figure out how to sell more natural gas abroad. Meg Gentle thinks she has…


“They’ve put up with round-the-clock drilling and construction chaos. But after massive sinkholes began…


“The largest lease sale in American history in the offshore Gulf of Mexico yielded $124.76 million dollars in…


“The U.S. is likely to overtake Russia to become the world’s largest oil producer by 2023, accounting for most…


“Royal Dutch Shell says the world could be grappling with a shortage of liquefied natural gas within a decade…


“Massachusetts officials thought they were close to securing future supplies of green energy by piping in…


We have all heard of the predictions of “Peak Oil” – the point in time when World Wide Crude Oil Production…


“OPEC said Monday it expects demand for oil to grow faster than it originally expected in 2018, but the…


“Oil prices slid more than 3 percent on Friday as U.S. futures fell below $60 a barrel for the first time…


“The U.S. could become a net exporter of natural gas in 2018 for the first time since 1957, thanks to…


“It has been a good month for American energy development. The tax reform signed by President Trump contained…


“Arctic temperatures are burning a hole in New Englanders’ pockets,” according to a story in today’s Hartford…