November 12, 2012

Will Alaskan Ice Be the New Energy Hot Spot?

Dan Joling, Associated Press


AP Photo

A half mile below the ground at Prudhoe Bay, above the vast oil field that helped trigger construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline, a drill rig has tapped what might one day be the next big energy source. . .

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Oil Drilling, Oil, Energy Outlook, Alaska

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

October 21, 2013
Even a Dead Cat Looks Alive Before It Hits Bottom
Kurt Cobb, R.I. Blog
Energy independence sounds good, and that's why politicians and oil company executives love to say the words. It's so easy to say, but oh so hard to actually accomplish, which is why the United States has been a consistent... more ››
October 21, 2013
Is Deepwater the Next Oil Bonanza?
Daniel Graeber, OilPrice.com
Strong growth in international drilling activity helped increase quarterly profits for some of the largest oil companies in the industry. Oil services company Baker Hughes Inc. said last week the number of rigs counted... more ››
For decades, energy security was a major concern to consumers, businesses, and governments. There was no magic solution to the problem. Instead, persistent effort and incremental improvement made the difference. . . more ››
October 23, 2013
UK Taking a Pass on Shale Revolution?
Daniel Graeber, OilPrice
U.S. supermajor Chevron last week halted work on an exploration well in the Romanian town of Pungesti after protesters rallied in opposition of hydraulic fracturing. The company had only secured the rights to explore in three... more ››
October 24, 2013
Clean Energy: Destroyer of the Environment
Danny Huizinga, PolicyMic
Policies that claim to be sustainable don't always live up to their billing. Before supporting clean energy policies that claim to be sustainable, we should look at the facts. Many of these policies actually increase energy... more ››