R-Squared Energy

by Robert Rapier

The newest BP Statistical Review shows coal losing market share, while oil and natural gas both set new consumption records.

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by Robert Rapier

Coal consumption fell in 2016, and renewables picked up the slack. But global energy consumption continues to be dominated by fossil fuels.

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by Robert Rapier

There are many factors influencing oil prices, but the immediate cause can be distilled down to record levels of crude oil in storage.

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by Robert Rapier

The newest BP Statistical Review shows that demand for oil has never been higher, despite continued exponential growth in electric vehicle sales.

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by Robert Rapier

President Trump’s recent decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement is short-sighted and may have significant ramifications for the U.S.

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by Robert Rapier

Last month the Energy Information Administration reported that retail gasoline prices heading into Memorial Day weekend averaged $2.40 per gallon nationally. This

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by Robert Rapier

What’s it like to be an oilfield worker in the Bakken in North Dakota? I spoke with someone who provides a firsthand account.

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by Robert Rapier

In December 1975, when memories of gas lines were fresh on the minds of Americans as a result of the 1973

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by Robert Rapier

Note: This article originally appeared on Forbes. OPEC’s 172nd ordinary meeting will take place next week in Vienna, Austria. At

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by Robert Rapier

If you found me here, please pardon the mess. I am currently migrating old posts to the new site, which

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