The future appears bright for the nation’s new petroleum engineer graduates—except there are fewer of them entering the workforce than at any time in the last four years
Where the Texas Senator stands on fracking, ethanol, and the Keystone XL pipeline.
Can low oil prices tip the economy into a recession? Not on their own, but the fact that a key sector that was instrumental in the post-2008 economic recovery is suffering is worrisome.
Oil markets are closely watching production levels at key shale formations, but output at thousands of stripper wells throughout the United States is at risk.
As oil prices languish, plasma pulse technology enables drillers to pull more oil from fractured wells in a clean and cost-effective manner.
The Keystone XL project has become an over-hyped political symbol increasingly detached from reality, but the pipeline does symbolize the struggles that Canadian oil sands producers have had in getting their product to market.