President Obama continues to have uncanny (read bad) karma when it comes to speeches about energy sources he wants to tap and subsequent disasters related to same.In February 2010, Obama gave a speech in Maryland about the need for renewable and non-fossil fuel sources of energy, including nuclear p
A second explosion occurred Monday at a nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan, and officials say three reactors at the plant are now having cooling problems in the wake of Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami.The latest blast blew the roof off a structure built around the reactor but di
There are 2.4 million miles of natural gas pipelines in U.S. Laid end-to-end, that infrastructure would wrap around earth 96 times.The big pipelines are mostly in rural areas, but they do pass through cities.
The unrest in the Middle East continues to spin the oil market. After Libya erupted into violence, the price of a barrel shot up to heights not seen in over two years.Oil is still flowing from Libya, but a ripple in the Middle Eastern oil supply creates waves all over the world."
Based on a document obtained through WikiLeaks, The Guardian reports that Saudi Arabia can't pump enough oil to keep fuel prices stable.The cables, released by WikiLeaks, urge Washington to take seriously a warning from a senior Saudi government oil executive that the kingdom's crude oil re