The International Energy Agency says North America’s shale boom doesn’t diminish the supremacy of the Middle East in the …
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
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
Thanks to increased domestic oil production and falling demand, energy independence is becoming a realistic goal for the U.S. But that doesn’t mean it won’t be vulnerable to price shocks if a Syria attack goes bad
More than 200 years of U.S. energy statistics show the dominance of fossil fuels like oil and coal. Will the trend change in the future?
A new report suggests that fresh sources of oil in North America will loosen the global oil market. Will we stay addicted to oil—and will it keep us from fighting climate change?
A report from the State Department concludes that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline will have little impact on carbon emissions. That will make environmentalists battle to fight the pipeline that much tougher.
In his State of the Union speech, Obama promised to boost oil and gas production even as he supports clean energy. It’s smart policy — but can he make it work?