For the seventh year in a row, the nationps field production of crude oil increased in 2015, reaching 9.42 million barrels per day (b/d), according to data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
The head of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is asking the Army Corps of Engineers to rethink its conclusion that the Dakota Access Pipeline does not pose a risk to the waters of Lake Oahe in North Dakota and to tribal members, who draw their drinking water from the lake.
Engineers from the University of Utah launched a $1.6 million project to research cost-effective, carbon-friendly methods of turning coal-derived pitch into carbon-fiber composite material and analyze its market potential.
Iowa is celebrating the release of the U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2016 Market Report which confirmed the state generated more than a third of its electricity from wind power during the previous year.
The Energy Department (DOE) is awarding up to $80 million for a six-year project to design, build and operate a 10-MWe (megawatts electrical) supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) test facility in San Antonio, Texas.