Amid growing energy supply geopolitics, Greece is a stable anchor within a rapidly destabilizing region, according to Yannis Maniatis, its Environment, Energy, and Climate Change Minister. . . .
Not a whole lot changed for US oil and gas in the 2014 elections despite Republicans regaining majority control of the Senate and increasing their number of governorships. . . .
Political campaign strategists emphasize the importance of an effective “on-the-ground” operation in bringing supporters to the ballot box. One in Wyoming this fall had nothing to do with any upcoming elections. . . .
The European Commission quietly acknowledged the possibility of a Russian natural gas supply interruption amid unrest in Ukraine when its member countries put energy security measures it adopted . . .
National Ocean Industries Association President Randall B. Luthi takes a back seat to no one when it comes to applauding increased onshore unconventional oil and gas production’s contribution . . .
US President Barack Obama quickly cited the improved domestic oil and gas outlook when he declared that his administration and congressional Democratic leaders have rebuilt the US economy . . .
The US Department of Transportation is acting to improve rail safety requirements for crude oil transportation, Government Accountability Office investigators found. But additional actions are needed to improve pipeline safety, especially for unregulated gathering lines . . .
It may not have had the snap and sizzle of a study the National Academy of Sciences released the same day. But a report DOE unveiled on Sept. 15 also put to rest concerns . . .
Sept. 19 marked 6 years of the Obama administration’s deliberations on the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s cross-border permit application. . . .
A federal government agency’s scientists usually don’t feel compelled to more fully explain the basis for their decisions. The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s chief environmental officer did. . . .