Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Rigzone takes a look at what the future holds for exploiting the potential gas resource of methane hydrate, aka ice gas, particularly focusing on developments offshore Japan, the Arctic and New Zealand.
Friday, July 19, 2013 A landmark federal study on fracking shows no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process moved up to contaminate drinking water aquifers at a western Pennsylvania drilling site.
Thursday, November 15, 2012 The IEA reported that the US is poised to become the largest producer of oil by 2020. But watch out US - China is predicted to hold the largest shale gas reserves in the world.
Monday, February 15, 2010 The U.S. economy could lose trillions of dollars in income and see oil imports increase if the Obama administration maintains a moratorium on domestic petroleum development in new areas, a new report warns.
Tuesday, December 22, 2009 In coming days, a 500,000-barrel delivery of crude oil will push the U.S. government's emergency stockpile to capacity. What happens to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve beyond that is far from clear.
Thursday, September 17, 2009 As Secretary Salazar continues to slow walk a plan allowing access to offshore energy supplies, the House Natural Resources Committee Chairman is holding hearings this week on sweeping legislation that will add more red tape to the leasing process.
Thursday, August 06, 2009 Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced a grant award for $1,397,050 to the State of Texas General Land Office for a project to seal in abandoned oil and natural gas wells in state waters in the Gulf of Mexico.
Wednesday, August 05, 2009 A project sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy has resulted in the development of a web-based software application enables oil and gas operators to better plan for natural gas recovery in environmentally sensitive areas.