The national average price for a gallon of gas today is $4.94, according to AAA. Though it’s a little lower than its recent high of more than $5 a gallon, it’s still painful for everyone filling up their tank.

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The European Union’s plan to phase out Russian natural gas imports by 2027 rests partly on increasing near-term imports of US liquefied natural gas. This will require a coordinated policy response that includes securing supplies from major exporters, global diplomacy, expanding import capacity, and alignment with Europe’s climate goals.

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As a heat wave grips large parts of the country and sets heat records coinciding with the start of summer, the U.S. electricity grid has held up.

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As they campaign to win election in November, Republicans are blaming Democrats for record-high gas prices, and Democrats are shifting the blame to oil companies.

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Climate change and poor planning puts strain on the grid and consumers.

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Featured Faculty: Arvind Ravikumar

Late last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would outlaw what it calls predatory gas prices and also expand federal authority to investigate price gouging allegations. But getting that oil out of the ground and turning it into something we can put into our cars and trucks isn’t that simple.

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As the announcement of carbon sequestration projects becomes the norm, it’s time we look at what we know from a technical angle about how these projects need to be run based on the industry’s experience with enhanced oil recovery.

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Why do prices vary so much across state lines? The short answer: state taxes and proximity to oil refineries and pipelines, according to oil and gas experts.

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Jon Olson, chairman of the Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at the University of Texas, said “there's plenty of oil worldwide, so the price increases are mainly the result of fears about supplies being cut off rather than an actual crude shortage.

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There’s been a lot of discussion about the fact that the United States imports Russian oil — and a pretty good amount of it. Now, you could be excused for asking yourself: “Wait a second, I thought the US had a bunch of oil in the Permian Basin in Texas and the Bakken Shale in North Dakota. Why the heck are we importing oil?” Turns out the answer is part chemistry and part economics.

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If there were fewer of us, would the amount of greenhouse gasses we emit reduce? It’s a question that often creeps up in discussions about climate change.

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Carbon capture and storage played a large role in Lease Sale 257, which recorded a bumper crop of bids from oil and gas producers Nov. 17 for drilling rights in the US Gulf of Mexico.

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Almost a million wells are quietly belching methane. The new rule could halve emissions.

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Stray methane is a sneaky pollutant. It’s also a thorn in the side of the natural gas industry.

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To control methane emissions, the EPA seeks better ways to measure them.

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Fracking techniques could be used to generate energy with no carbon emissions.

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