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Taylon Chandler

Brazil Makes Headlines for Energy and More in Friday Fastbreak

Brazil in the Headlines for More Than the World Cup All eyes were on Brazil this week as the country kicked off the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but it’s not just soccer people were talking about. Out of the 12 stadiums in use for the duration of the tournament, four have a combined solar capacity […]

Taylon Chandler

Fiscal Budget, Keystone XL and More in Friday Fastbreak

We’re starting a new feature, the Friday Fastbreak. Each week we’ll bring you a round-up of the biggest news in the energy, oil and gas industries. Here’s what you need to know for the first week of March. Commentary Period for Keystone XL Ends Today ends the 30-day period for the public to comment on […]

Dan Reed

Keystone XL Decision Wrapped Up in Politics

Nineteen months and counting. The United States’ involvement in World War II – the greatest undertaking in the history of mankind – lasted 45 months. But it has been 64 months since TransCanada asked the U.S. government for permission to build a 1,179-mile long pipeline from northern Alberta, Canada, to Steele City, Neb. From there, […]

Dan Reed

40 Years Later, Still Dependent on Foreign Oil

Forty years ago, I was a 15-year-old, mostly B-team high school football player. Good thing, too. All the weightlifting I had to do came in handy when, more times than I can count, I had to push my mom’s gas-less Plymouth the last block or two of the waiting line at the one gas station […]

Dan Reed

Obama’s Shot Clock Running Out on Keystone XL Debate

I’ve played a lot of basketball in my life; conservatively, probably about 14,000 hours until the damage I’d inflicted on my knees finally forced me to give up the game at age 43. So I think I know the difference between a purposeful and effective head-fake meant to free the ball handler up for a […]

Dan Reed

Train Crash Stirs Debate About Keystone XL Pipeline

He was talking about an entirely different subject, but the words of Jesus, as they have been a bazillion times over the last 2,000 or so years, are apt now in the wake of the horrific, deadly June 6 train crash in little Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada. “You blind guides! You strain at a gnat but […]