Modern cars control engine knock by cylinder-fuel injection and by computers to retard the spark. This is a mechanical solution.
The costs and benefits of building one or another hydrocarbon pipeline, or deciding instead to use rail or another mode of transportation, are as close to the popular consciousness now as has likely ever been the case.
Escalating tension over war-torn Syria rattled oil markets for good reason last week but had longer-term ramifications even more important.
With a ludicrous antitrust initiative, US senators from Iowa and Minnesota show why the federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) needs repeal instead of repair.
Back in the 1950s and early 1960s, when there were three US commercial networks and an infant one called educational television, programs went into "summer reruns" where selected episodes that aired during the standard 36-week season were shown again.
The dramatic slide of US natural gas and natural gas liquids prices, large differential between West Texas Intermediate and Brent prices, weak energy demand growth, and increased capital and operating costs in 2012 are reflected in the financial results posted by the companies on the OGJ150 group.
The latest compilation of the top 100 oil and gas producers outside the US reported much weaker financial results for 2012, as a result of a weak economy, higher costs, and sluggish energy prices.
US pipeline operators used rising revenues to grow their systems and expanded plans for future growth. Oil pipeline operators' revenues surged in 2012, allowing carriers to aggressively expand their property while at the same time pocketing record profits.
Global LNG markets move so quickly that government policies worldwide won't likely keep up with them, experts agreed.
Master limited partnerships (MLPs) are among a new set of players likely to invest in emerging US LNG export projects, Fitch Ratings said in recent report.
The future price of natural gas in the US depends greatly on development of LNG exports, the outlook for which remains unclear, says Facts Global Energy (FGE).
Water resources are an important factor in unconventional oil and gas development. At both ends of the barrel, water is a necessary component of developing gas and oil and, once spent, produced water must be handled and disposed of properly.
Two more business associations joined US independent oil and gas producers in telling the US Bureau of Land Management that proposed hydraulic fracturing regulations would needlessly increase working costs on federal onshore lands.
US independent oil and gas producers identified three main problems as two of their trade associations submitted comments on the US Bureau of Land Management’s proposed revised hydraulic fracturing regulations.
US Sens. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) said oil companies may be using anticompetitive practices to block access to renewable fuels, and asked for a federal investigation.
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 233 offshore Texas netted $102,351,712 in apparent high bids—less than the first two sales in the Obama administration’s Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leasing program for 2012–17.
Total US petroleum deliveries, as a measure of demand, averaged 18.9 million b/d last month, up 1.7% from year-ago levels and hitting a 3-year high, according to the American Petroleum Institute’s monthly petroleum statistics.
Dana Gas, Sharjah, said its core operations in Egypt’s Nile Delta and its Egyptian Bahrain Gas Derivatives Co. gas processing plant in Ras Shukheir have remained stable during recent unrest in Egypt and moreover that the company has achieved record gas production of 200 MMscfd equivalent including more than 8,000 b/d of natural gas liquids.
A well drilled by Abu Dhabi National Energy Co. PJSC’s TAQA Atrush BV subsidiary has extended the Atrush field area 6.5 km to the east on the Atrush block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Exploration for deep oil and gas accumulations, which refers to those at burial depths of no less than 15,000 ft (about 4,572 m), deserves more specialized attention.
The UK government has demonstrated its commitment to the establishment of a shale gas industry by announcing details of proposed tax incentives to be offered to project developers.
A comprehensive, integrated study of the reserve and production potential of the Barnett shale integrates engineering, geology, and economics into a numerical model that allows for scenario testing based on several technical and economic parameters.
The main objective of this study was to develop a strategy that maximizes use of CO2 emissions from the Egyptian Western Desert.
US ethylene producers in both first and second quarters 2013 improved on the results of second-half 2012 and maintained output above the historic mid-range of 145 million lb/day.