The annual BP Energy Outlook predicts that fossil fuels will account for 80% of the world’s energy needs in 2035. Renewable energy advocates say that can’t be allowed to happen.
Browsing the "Oil" Tag
In a new 470 page report, OPEC says the world will continue to use just as much oil 40 years from now as it does today. It says nobody will buy EVs despite government regulations.
Alberta has announced sweeping new guidelines intended to limit tar sands emissions. It will close coal fired plants and adopt a carbon pricing plan.
That $43 million gas station everyone is losing their s*** over? It’s not as bad as they want you to think. In fact, it’s probably kind of OK.
New studies indicate that fossil fuels companies can no longer pretend it’s “business as usual” after this year.
According to petroleum industry experts in 1975, the last barrel of oil would be extracted from the ground in 2015. Did we run out of oil? No, we did not.
There is speculation in every direction surrounding the newly falling oil prices we are seeing. Is there a globally-minded motive behind OPEC maintaining its production levels despite the falling prices? Will North American oil companies have to cut back if this trend continues? What will happen if prices continue to fall dramatically? The most relevant question in this community is, how will the decrease in gas prices affect the electric vehicle market?
In the latest OPEC World Oil Outlook report, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries thinks that electric cars will have no impact on oil usage.
Chinese cuisine is all about frying things, and aircraft giant Boeing has a plan for all that used oil- it’s making it into a clean, renewable jet fuel.
Kia has a brand new Optima hybrid with an efficient diesel engine in the works, but don’t expect it in the U.S. anytime soon.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law six bills in a continuing effort by California to grow the EV market within the state.
Researchers at the University of Alberta have come up with a new, solar-driven process that could help oil companies clean up Alberta’s ruined tar sands.
The heirs of John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil fortune are moving as much as $900 million away from fossil fuels and putting them in renewable energy.
Study shows on average drivers of electric vehicles save around $200 a year on insurance when they make the upgrade from gas to electric.
As EVs grow in popularity, a type of EV charging etiquette has formed with terms such as “ICE’d” and “Musked” entering the lexicon.
Some of the top names in Hollywood are driving the Tesla Model S these days, but who are these stars and starlets?
Over the past few weeks GM’s Mark Reuss has been doing the rounds reinforcing that the Cadillac ELR is not GM’s answer to Tesla.
Despite 4% of the world’s oil production being offline, weak demand has kept prices steady. Good news for consumers, but bad news for oil companies.
Tesla is still on the hunt for a location to build its Gigafactory, and while California was not on the short list of locations initially, Governor Jerry Brown has still approved potential property tax breaks for the electric car maker. California has been lobbying hard to land the first Gigafactory. Governor Jerry Brown and a bi-partisan […]
US President Barack Obama has set aside some $4 Billion for energy independence in the form of subsidies and loans.