Energy Sector

Residents of Porter Ranch Once Again Complaint about Odor in the Air

Residents of Porter Ranch Once Again Complaint about Odor in the Air

Once again on Wednesday, after almost a couple of months following the capping a gas leak, the residents of Porter Ranch reported of smells once more. The reports of smell of natural gas drifting through the neighborhood immediately prompted an investigation from air regulators. The complaints were made to KTLA and in a private Facebook group by the residents. A member of the Porter Ranch Gas Leak group wrote, "Awful smell at Tampa and Sesnon."  Another one replied, "Horrible gas smell hit me in the face when I came out of my car by Earl's donuts."

Wind Power is a Better Option for Texas than Conventional Fossil Fuels and It is Cheaper Too

Wind Power is a Better Option for Texas than Conventional Fossil Fuels and It is

U.S President, Barack Obama says "America is pretty darn great right now" and the Democrats believe that climate change is real and wind energy for Texas is a better option compared to conventional oil and gas. He said that "Right now, here in Texas wind power is already cheaper than dirty fossil fuels."

Wind power has no doubt grown in the U.S, as in 2015, PolitiFact in Washington, D.C., found Obama's claim Mostly True that "America is No. 1 in wind power."

Massachusetts Drivers Happy with Dropping Gas Prices; Gas Tax Revenues for the State Increases

Massachusetts Drivers Happy with Dropping Gas Prices; Gas Tax Revenues for the S

The low oil prices may be hurting the energy companies but drivers in Massachusetts are happy. Since mid-2012, the gas prices have dropped by almost half since when the mean retail price was close to $3.59 per gallon.

TransCanada says Leak Repaired; Will Restart Service at Keystone Pipeline with Reduced Pressure

TransCanada says Leak Repaired; Will Restart Service at Keystone Pipeline with R

The Keystone pipeline managed by TransCanada which carries crude oil from Hardisty, Alberta, to Cushing, Oklahoma and Illinois was partly shut down on April 2 following a potential leak that was noticed in South Dakota. On Friday, the company said, it had identified the leak which was close to its Freeman pump station in South Dakota.

TransCanada said the repair work was completed. The leak resulted in 400 barrels, or 16,800 gallons oil spill. I said, "Clean up and land restoration has already started and will continue over the coming days."

Final Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Settlement will Cost BP Close to $20 Billion

Final Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Settlement will Cost BP Close to $20 Billion

The BP oil spill in 2010 BP in the Gulf of Mexico was the worst of its kinds in the history of the United States. After the incident, a series of litigations followed which might be finally over after years.

On Monday, a final approval was granted by a federal judge, Carl Barbier in New Orleans, to an approximate $20 billion settlement.

Mark Davis’s WDC Solar offering free solar energy to low-income residents

Mark Davis’s WDC Solar offering free solar energy to low-income residentsWDC Solar, the company of NBA star Mark Davis, is working towards offering free solar energy to people living in low income

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