By Brad Quick A handful of counties in North Dakota are churning out more oil and gas than the entire state of Alaska. Welcome to the Bakken, the jewel of The Rough Rider State. But a look beyond the drillers working the state’s Bakken field reveals many players who see another opportunity: building North Dakota’s infrastructure. In May,… Keep reading →
Oil company Hess CEO John Hess took policymakers to task for failing to formulate a long-term national energy policy in an address to the IHS Herold Pacesetters Energy Conference.
“The US is in desperate need of an energy policy,” Hess said. “It’s fundamental to our economic growth, our environmental sustainability, and obviously our national security,” he said. Keep reading →
A New Jersey fight over new electric generating capacity raised a wide range of fundamental power market issues as it intensified late last week.
New Jersey’s top utilities regulator clashed with the head of the grid manager PJM on Friday over plans to build three new gas-fired power stations in a bid to bring down high retail electricity costs. Keep reading →