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How Tech Giants Manage Their Energy Needs

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Major tech companies today take different approaches in their individual quests to find and use clean and renewable energy in order to power their massive data centers. Microsoft recently announced its intentions to purchase a wind energy farm outside of Chicago. The farm will put power into the Chicago grid, from which Microsoft’s large data

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How Dependent Are We On Foreign Oil

Since peaking in 2005, petroleum imports from foreign countries has declined to the point where our net imports totaled about 40 percent of the country’s total annual consumption in 2012. Imports of crude oil and petroleum by-products in 2012 totaled 11 million barrels per day (MMbd) while exporting 3.2 MMbd – a net import of

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International Delegates Call for U.S to Increase Exportation of Gas

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In the latest Thursday forum convened by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee, several delegates in attendance called for the United States to increase exports of liquid Petroleum gas. Among the delegates that support an increase in exportation of gas included India, Hungary, Japan, Thailand, Czech Republic, and Haiti. The delegates argued that there were

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Energy Briefs

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-A new group, Eagle LNG Partners, has formed to supply liquid natural gas. This group, comprised of several large fuel companies including Clean Energy Fuel Corps, Ferus Natural Gas Fuels, GE Ventures and GE Energy Financial Services, plans on creating small natural gas facilities as fuel distributors for large need areas suck as trucking and

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Eagle LNG Partners To the Rescue

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp., GE Ventures, GE Financial Services and Ferus Natural Gas Fuels have formed an alliance in a bid to supply and deliver LNG. The group has named themselves Eagle LNG partners and has a vision to develop and own small-scale LNG liquefaction facilities. Upon conversion of natural gas to LNG, they will

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China Surpasses U.S in Oil Imports

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New data released by the American government has revealed that China has overtaken the U.S as the leader in net oil imports as of September 2014. The increase in demand is due to the country’s high auto sales and fast economic growth. China’s consumption of oil surpassed production by a whopping 6.3 million barrels per

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