Can The U.S. Achieve Energy Independence?

The International Energy Agency projects that the U.S. is set to become the world’s leading oil and natural gas production superpower. Is that realistic?

Waymo Tests Its Self-Driving Cars In My Town. Here Are Some Strange Things I’ve Seen.

For the past two years, Google has been testing its fleet of self-driving cars in my town. Here are some of the more unusual observations I have made.

Tesla Investors May Be Losing Patience

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a history of over-promising and under-delivering. Following the most recent quarterly earnings, investor patience may finally be wearing thin. 

ConocoPhillips Keeps Improving

Since sharply cutting its dividend a year ago, ConocoPhillips has made steady improvements to shore up its balance sheet. The most recent quarterly results show the company has made significant strides in 2017.

The U.S. Leads All Countries In Reducing Carbon Emissions

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently claimed that the U.S. leads the world in reducing carbon dioxide emissions. The Washington Post disagrees, but Pruitt’s claim is on firm ground.

OPEC Doesn’t Understand The U.S. Oil Industry

OPEC’s secretary general has asked U.S. shale oil producers to cooperate with the cartel to keep the global oil market out of an oversupply situation. That betrays a fundamental misunderstanding of how the U.S. oil industry works.