oil and gas


Off-shore drilling rig
Dan Reed

Oil and Gas Success Brings Commercial Rotorcraft Industry Back to Life

After decades of hovering just above the level of irrelevancy – not to mention insolvency – the global commercial rotorcraft industry is entering a new golden era of design, production and sales thanks to the oil and gas industry. More specifically, the explosion in unconventional exploration from deep-water offshore platforms is the catalyst to this […]

Don't Frack with our Water
Dan Reed

Baker Hughes Set to Reveal Fracking Chemicals

Baker Hughes Inc. says it will become the first major oil field services company to stop ignoring the elephant in the room and begin disclosing all the chemicals it uses in its hydraulic fracturing operations. Rivals Schlumberger and Halliburton, the largest and second-largest service companies, respectively, have not yet commented on when, or whether they […]

American oil
Dan Reed

Can U.S. Crude Exports Ease Tensions in Europe? Maybe

Oil has been a central concern of U.S. foreign policy for nearly 50 years, but the role it plays might be in for a big change. The Russian expansionism of Vladimir Putin is putting Europe in an awkward position. The nations can either fight back and risk losing access to Russian oil and natural gas […]

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 […]