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What is the EastMed Pipeline Project?

What is the EastMed Pipeline Project?

Last December, the leaders of Cyprus, Greece, and Israel met in the Israeli city of Beersheba. During this meeting they resolved to sign an agreement in the near future that would create a new gas pipeline. This pipeline, named the EastMed Pipeline, has the potential...

How are Crude Oil and Natural Gas Different?

How are Crude Oil and Natural Gas Different?

Both natural gas and crude oil are important energy commodities. However, many people don’t realize their differences or get one confused with the other. Although they are two different substances and commodities, they have a close relationship. They are often found...

How Hurricanes Impact the Oil and Gas Industry

How Hurricanes Impact the Oil and Gas Industry

Every year hurricanes take dozens of lives and result in millions of dollars worth of infrastructure damage throughout the Caribbean and the Gulf Coast. Hurricanes also take a heavy toll on the oil and gas industry. Hurricane Season Hurricane Season begins June 1 and...

A Brief History of the US Oil Industry: Pt. II

A Brief History of the US Oil Industry: Pt. II

The United States’ oil history did not end with World War I! The next several decades saw companies beginning to drill for oil abroad, fluctuations due to the Great Depression, and changes due to World War II. Drilling for Oil Abroad Although the United States...

Oil Shipping Methods

Oil Shipping Methods

Oil is one of our most valuable resources. In order for oil to be used, however, it must first be transported to refineries. There are several different methods of transportation. Each one has its different advantages. Pipeline Crude oil is often moved from wellheads...

A Brief History of Oil in the US: Pt. I

A Brief History of Oil in the US: Pt. I

For much of history, energy has played an important role. Living standards have always been linked to energy. People needed to burn wood for heat and cooking. Wood was replaced by coal, and coal was later replaced by oil. Although the history of oil may seem...

What’s Going On With Colorado Oil and Gas?

What’s Going On With Colorado Oil and Gas?

The United States has been making waves in the oil and gas industry thanks to large increases in production across various states like Texas, North Dakota, and Alaska. Not on the list of the top five oil-producing states is Colorado. And yet, it’s the state that...

Is America in an Energy Revolution?

Is America in an Energy Revolution?

On February 5th, 2019, the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, gave his second official State of the Union Address. One of the main topics of conversation during that speech was record-breaking oil prices. Americans have enjoyed lower gas prices, and he...