U.S. monthly crude oil production exceeds 10 million barrels per day, highest since 1970

U.S. crude oil production reached 10.038 million barrels per day (b/d) in November 2017, according to EIA’s latest Petroleum Supply Monthly. November’s production is the first time since 1970 that monthly U.S. production levels surpassed 10 million b/d and the second-highest U.S. monthly oil production value ever, just below the November 1970 production value of … Continue reading U.S. monthly crude oil production exceeds 10 million barrels per day, highest since 1970

Calming Chicken Little: An EV Grid Tale Without the Scary Ending

When kids hear the fairy tale Chicken Little, they learn that a confused little bird is hit on the head with an acorn and concludes the sky is falling. It then manages to convince a handful of other animals of this, and they do a whole lot of running around for absolutely no good reason … Continue reading Calming Chicken Little: An EV Grid Tale Without the Scary Ending

The Oil Rally Is Helping Renewables

It may sound counterintuitive, but higher crude oil prices have proved to be a boon for the renewable energy industry, at least when it comes to adoption of clean energy solutions and products—notably electric cars. This year, thanks to the oil price rally, EVs, solar and wind power will continue to grow, according to the … Continue reading The Oil Rally Is Helping Renewables