Atomic fusion could produce limitless energy—but scientists haven’t been able to harness it. But a novel experiment …
Production has been booming for awhile, but last year American demand for the black stuff grew by 390,000 barrels a day
A new report is optimistic about continued growth in U.S. oil and natural gas production. But the future of energy is hard to predict
The International Energy Agency says North America’s shale boom doesn’t diminish the supremacy of the Middle East in the global oil market
The OPEC oil embargo marked the end of American dominance on energy. Four decades later, the shale boom and efficiency has U.S. oil imports down — but the Gulf states are still sitting pretty
Advanced biofuels have been on the cusp of commercialization for years, but high prices and technological challenges have held them back. Is that starting to change?
New technologies have enabled the U.S. to become the world’s top producer of oil and natural gas by energy content.
40 years after a Mideast oil embargo decimated the U.S., the country is awash in new supplies of energy, from oil to natural gas to solar. But that abundance could make fighting climate change harder
New regulations from the EPA will make it almost impossible to build a new coal plant. But cheap natural gas was doing that already
A simply bet made nearly 25 years ago demonstrated the power of human ingenuity to overcome material scarcity. But that won’t be enough to save us from global warming