Maryland became the second state in the nation to ban hydraulic fracturing behind New York.
U.S. exports of fuel ethanol increased by 26 percent in 2016 over 2015.
The value of U.S. energy imports from Canada in 2016 was $53 billion, while the value of U.S. energy exports to Canada was $14 billion.
A Rice University research team seeks to understand how oil and gas molecules, water and rocks interact at the nanoscale level.
Strong demand and the recent OEC agreement to reduce production are putting upward pressure on crude oil prices.
The 1953 Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act provision allows presidents to remove any currently unleased lands in the Outer Continental Shelf from future oil and gas leasing.