Welcome to the Permian Basin, home of the hottest oil play in the world.
In her new book, Bethany McLean explores the unstable financial future of fracking.
During a summer with record heat and record power usage, supply is keeping up with demand.
The current head of the Department of Energy gave his alma mater a $2.5 billion gig, and they beat out rival UT’s bid.
"We need more women to tackle the energy transition and tackle the biggest challenges we face: climate change, energy poverty, and good infrastructure."
"As a woman, you can’t put yourself in a bad position. One day, a foreman asked me to ride down with him to where they were drilling a deep gas well, about 45 miles away. I didn’t any more want to go than a man in the moon, and I should have said it, but I was thirty years old, and I didn’t know how to say that. I felt like I would be hurting my work opportunities."
The energy secretary outlined the Trump administration’s new direction at an oil and gas conference in Houston.
Some observers fear the tariffs could slow the industry's rapid growth.
We recommend this gripping piece on the boom-and-bust cycle for your weekend longread.
Plus: power reserves dip from coal plants shuttering and Austin commands the cheapest solar.