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EIA: Wyoming, Texas, and Pennsylvania Rank as The Top Net Energy Suppliers Among States

“EIA recently released State Energy Data System estimates for net energy supply, which provide data on each state’s total primary energy production and consumption. Wyoming, Texas, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and North Dakota ranked as the top five net suppliers of energy in 2015. Overall, 12 states produced more primary energy than they consumed, while 38 … Continue Reading

Comprehensive Study of Impacts of Shale Development in Texas Released

On June 19, 2017, The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) released a report, Environmental and Community Impacts of Shale Development in Texas.  TAMEST is a nonprofit organization and brain trust composed of Texas-based members of the National Academics of Sciences, Engineering and Medicines, and the state’s Nobel Laureates. This comprehensive report … Continue Reading

EIA: Even as Renewables Increase, Fossil Fuels Continue to Dominate U.S. Energy Mix

“Fossil fuels have provided more than 80% of total U.S. energy consumption for more than 100 years. Since 1928, when consumption of natural gas surpassed that of biomass, the three fossil fuels—petroleum, natural gas, and coal—have been the most consumed fuels in the United States. In 2016, fossil fuels accounted for 81% of total U.S. … Continue Reading

“We’re [still] number one! We’re [still] number one!”

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), “The United States remained the world’s top producer of petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbons in 2016 for the fifth straight year despite production declines for both petroleum and natural gas relative to their 2015 levels. The United States has been the world’s top producer of natural gas … Continue Reading
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