PJM to Examine Fuel Security Risks as Natural Gas-Fired Generation, Renewables Increase

PJM to Examine Fuel Security Risks as Natural Gas-Fired Generation, Renewables Increase

PJM Interconnection said Monday that it would immediately begin a process to analyze long-term fuel security as part of an ongoing effort to ensure that the nation’s largest grid remains reliable and resilient to the broader changes underway in wholesale power markets.

May 1, 2018

Survey Finds 82% of Oil/Gas IT Professionals Report Increase in Cyberattacks

A survey conducted last November of more than 150 information technology (IT) professionals in the oil and gas industry found that 82% had seen an increase in successful cyberattacks in the preceding 12 months.

January 15, 2016
Shale ‘Unquestionably’ Helped Cut U.S. Energy Security Risk for Third Consecutive Year, Says Report

Shale ‘Unquestionably’ Helped Cut U.S. Energy Security Risk for Third Consecutive Year, Says Report

The domestic shale revolution was “unquestionably the single biggest factor” behind the nation’s overall energy security risk declining for a third consecutive year, and that decline is expected to continue, leading to the possibility that the nation could soon become energy self-sufficient, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy.

January 6, 2016

IEA Considering Options to Enhance Natural Gas Supply Security as Exporting Expands

With new challenges and opportunities emerging as natural gas markets become more global, the International Energy Agency (IEA) this week said it plans to develop potential options to enhance worldwide supply security as liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports overtake pipeline deliveries.

November 18, 2015

NatGas, Oil Industry in ‘Crosshairs’ of Malicious Cyber Attacks

The threat of cyber attacks is becoming increasingly likely within the energy industry, as organized “threat actors” aggressively attack operations and pilfer data from global businesses, according to a global survey by PwC.

June 8, 2015

U.S. Drilling Its Way to Greater Energy Security, Chamber Says

With U.S. oil and gas producers continuing to do their thing, America’s energy security continues to grow, according to the latest U.S. Chamber of Commerce assessment.

November 20, 2014

Shale Output Lifts U.S. Energy Security in International Ranking

The United States has climbed in the rankings of the world’s most energy secure countries, according to a ranking compiled by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for 21st Century Energy.

March 4, 2014

Gingrich Delivers Red Meat to Carnivorous Industry Crowd

The pioneering shale gas and oil developers have to be unshackled by “prison guards of the past” to allow the United States to achieve energy independence, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said on the closing day of the Shale Insight conference in Philadelphia.

September 30, 2013

Supply Driving Down Energy Security Risk, Says U.S. Chamber

The energy security risk faced by the United States as quantified by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce fell 6.6% last year from 2011, ending a two-year run of increases, thanks mainly to oil and natural gas production from shale plays, the Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy said Wednesday.

August 22, 2013

Ryder Revs Up Marketing Push in Oil/Gas Fields

Ryder Systems Inc., a transportation, logistics and supply chain management company that has made a large commitment to natural gas and other alternative transportation technologies, has an initiative to penetrate U.S. shale plays, CEO Robert Sanchez said during a second quarter earnings conference call.

July 29, 2013
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