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FORUM COLUMN: Should Arctic be opened to energy exploration? Yes: Arctic access essential for energy security

THE U.S. Energy Information Administration just released its annual International Energy Outlook, and it confirms that we’ll need more natural gas and oil in the coming decades. A lot more.  

The pipeline: What happens from here

Federal regulators approved the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Friday evening, bringing the project one step closer to full approval for construction in Augusta County and elsewhere along its 600-mile route through West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina.  

U.S. crude oil production expected to increase through end of 2017, setting up record 2018

EIA forecasts that U.S crude oil production will average 9.4 million barrels per day (b/d) in the second half of 2017, 340,000 b/d more than in the first half of 2017. Production in 2018 is expected to average 9.9 million b/d...  

Boom in American Liquified Natural Gas Is Shaking Up the Energy World

A shale gas drilling boom over the last decade has propelled the United States from energy importer to exporter, taking the country a giant leap toward the goal of energy independence declared by presidents for half a century.  

CoStar Group CEO says Richmond has a shot at landing Amazon HQ2

CEO friend of Jeff Bezos says Richmond could get Amazon HQ2 - one reason - low energy costs. Yes, Virginia. We have low energy costs and that matters to economic development.  

Fracking Fuels...YOUR Summer fun!

Plastics, motor fuel, electricity, and synthetic clothing are just a few of the thousands of products made possible by fracked oil and natural gas.  

Take the American Energy Challenge During National Energy Awareness Month

Highlight the thousands of products made from refined or processed crude oil and natural gas.  

FERC approves Mountain Valley, Atlantic Coast pipeline projects

Federal energy regulators late Friday approved two controversial natural gas pipelines proposed for construction through West Virginia.