Fuel for Thought Blog

Stephen Eule

The numbers are in from the first half of 2017, and American crude oil exports reached a record high of 900,000 barrels per day (b/d)—an increase of more than 300,000 b/d from the first half of 2016, according to the U.

Dan Byers

EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) has been on quite the roller coaster ride since it was first announced in June 2014.

Stephen Eule

Heath Knakmuhs

New Report Demonstrates the Value of Our Diverse Energy Mix

Dan Byers

Fairly or not, few regions of the United States are more associated with deep and longstanding poverty as Appalachia.

Colin Finnegan

Friday—September 8

See below for the latest information on Harvey’s energy sector impact.

Energy Capacity

Heath Knakmuhs

Earlier this year, the Secretary of Energy requested a report from the Department examining the nation’s electricity grid.  After months of speculation, rampant rumors, leaked drafts, and grossly premature prognostications, the Department of Energy (DOE) this week released  a report very much ref

Matthew Koch

Venezuela’s on-going political and economic crisis emphasizes the need for the United States to continue to diversify and grow its supplies of energy, particularly from our neighbor to the north – Canada.  More pointedly, it highlights the importance of expanding and building more pipelines from

Heath Knakmuhs

Lately, it seems that some environmental activists are against almost everything.  Their latest cause?  Trying to shut down air conditioning during Virginia’s muggy summer months.  Fortunately, cooler heads have prevailed … thus far. 


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